Joanne is a highly skilled advocate who heads the Crime Team. She is a specialist in criminal law, with expertise in court advocacy. In addition, she is responsible for compliance with ISO 9001 and the franchising requirements of the Legal Services Commission.
Joanne is a member of the London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association and the Criminal Law Solicitors’ Association.
She appears before the Court on a daily basis. Her experience and approachable manner means that she has a substantial local client following. Her knowledge of the Youth Court system has gained her respect and loyalty from her Clients and their families. She has many long-standing Clients that she represented as youths who now rely on Joanne to represent their children. Joanne deals with cases however complex or sensitive with the same determination to secure the best possible results for her clients.
Joanne sits on the National Youth Justice Board as the only Defence Representative, showing she is respected by her peers and the Criminal Justice System as well as her Clients.