Joanne is a partner at Foot Anstey LLP specialising in advising both businesses and stakeholders affected by financial distress. Since 2001 she has been heavily involved with companies across the region but also works nationally particularly in the financial services, construction and retail sectors. Her role is focused on opportunities for turnaround, preservation of employment, building sustainable growth but will also involve managing formal insolvency processes. She provides board level advice on the duties and responsibilities of directors experiencing financially challenging circumstances.
Joanne has experience of serving on a number of voluntary boards being a current board member of both the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association and the Turnaround Management Association. She has also served on the Law Society National Equality and Diversity Committee and has spent many years involved in primary school governance for schools in both Bristol and South Gloucestershire with particular focus on vulnerable children and raising aspirations.