Joanne deals with all areas and levels of work that fall within the jurisdiction of the Court of Protection. She acts for individuals and local authorities.
Joanne brings her wealth of experience from her previous career as a nurse and a counsellor to this developing area of law.
She originally qualified as a Registered General Nurse and then went on to qualify as a Registered Mental Nurse and has considerable experience in this area.
Prior to her entering the legal profession she worked in the area of reproductive medicine.
"She is a leading light to all practitioners, amazingly creative and articulate - a superwoman."
Chambers and Partners 2018
"Accessible and will undertake legally aided work for unaccompanied minors."
Legal 500 - 2018
SM and Anors v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWHC 1144 (Admin)
Joanne was appointed as a fee paid (part-time) Judge of the First Tier Tribunal - Immigration and Asylum Chambers in 2006 and the Social Entitlement Chamber in 2018.
LLB (Hons), RGN (Registered General Nurse), RMN (Registered Mental Nurse)