Education: Westminster University, CILEX Level 6 Diploma in Law and Practice
Admitted: Fellow/Chartered Legal Executive lawyer
Year Joined: 2016
Joanna is a Chartered Legal Executive and is an associate within our banking and financial fraud litigation department.
Joanna frequently leads the litigation against financial institutions involved in cryptocurrency trading disputes, as well as Forex investment issues and regulatory investigations and has some considerable success in retrieving our clients' funds lost in fraud.
Joanna has developed a range of strategies both to find the assets of the individuals perpetrating the fraudulent schemes and restore the funds to our clients. As well as recognising culpability in the organisations facilitating (but not associated with the fraud), by failing to undertake adequate due diligence.
She is highly experienced in high-value out-of-court settlement negotiations and has in-depth knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules as well as English common law.
Joanna advises and acts for international and UK-based clients in disputes for clients ranging from shareholder and other commercial disputes, professional negligence, negligent misrepresentation and fraud, asset tracing and recovery, freezing orders and other injunctions and interim remedies, international/conflict of laws and human rights.
Joanna is highly regarded for her meticulous approach and her persistence when investigating international fraud matters. Her considerable experience and dogged pursuit frequently leads to the successful recovery of funds for clients.
In The News
Joanna named as Lawyer of the Week in The Times
Joanna is often sought out by financial publications,online media and television documentaries for comment and opinion on a range of fraud and financial mismanagement issues.
Joanna has been invited to contribute to Mondaq's Comparative Guides
Joanna was interviewed by Mobeen Azhar for the BBC in its four part series Money, Mayhem and Maseratis on BBC i-Player. The article discusses the targeting of victims on Instagrams using influencers in an attempt to attract investors to the fraudulent schemes.
Joanna is featured in the Daily Mail
Joanna is featured in Daily UK news online
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