Joanna worked for the European Commission and the Foreign Office before training for the Bar. She joined East Anglian Chambers in 1999 and has developed a civil and employment law practice.
Joanna gives sensible commercial advice to her clients, whilst maintaining a friendly and sympathetic approach. In court, she has a robust style of cross examination.
Her civil law experience includes:
- Personal Injury, including advising and conducting contested hearings
- Contract disputes
- Claims involving breaches of negligence and statutory duties
Joanna has appeared in the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal. She has experience in a wide range of employment law issues including:
- Unfair Dismissal
- Constructive Dismissal
- Breach of Contract
- Protected Disclosure
She has represented clients under the pro-bono scheme and also provides free legal advice at the Ipswich Council for Racial Equality / Suffolk Law Centre.
She has appeared in the Employment Tribunal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal and in a variety of civil courts doing a range of general civil work.