Joanne is a well-regarded, Family Lawyer whose knowledge of the law coupled with her business acumen and emotional intelligence make her a force to be reckoned with. She’s the North East’s Leading and most well-known Family Law persona and is the Go-To for anyone looking to refer to a Financial Family Lawyer in the North. Being a business woman herself she is best placed to advise and assist owner managers facing family breakdown.
- Joanne is listed as “an Eminent Practitioner” in the 2019 edition of Chambers and Partners which says, she is “ well versed in high-value divorce proceedings and separation matters with sources acknowledging her to be "an extremely dynamic individual who is well up to speed with all current trends in boutique practice and who provides an excellent service." Joanne Major - Chambers.com Profile.
- In the latest edition of the Legal 500 Joanne is listed as a Leading Individual in her field of Family Law for the 9th consecutive year and is the only Family Lawyer in the region, either male or female, to have achieved this accolade.
- Joanne is further rated for the 3rd consecutive year as one of the North East’s 3 Best Rated Family Lawyers in the independent guide - Three Best Rated: Joanne Major - Three Best Rated Profile.
With 25 years’ experience under her belt Joanne is one of the most sought after and prominent Finance Family Lawyers in the region. Her national profile is unmatched against her peers in the North East which is largely due to Joanne’s stand-out marketing aplomb and personal drive for innovation. As far back as 2013 she won by a national public vote, Jordan’s Family Law Awards, “Most Innovative Family Lawyer” and her profile 6 years on has been consolidated with her focus to drive her brand across the UK.
Major Family Law celebrated its 10th anniversary in business in January 2019. The Firm grew organically from a standing start with Joanne starting off as a sole practitioner at her kitchen table. 10 years on, the firm now has a total head count of 22 and it has ambitious plans for growth and expansion this year.
Joanne attracts work in the HNW sector, represents business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs. She wins her work from a broad net of referrers and recommendations for being the very best at what she does.