Joanne Major

Managing Director

Joanne Major is a leading divorce and family law solicitor in the North East of England. She has practised exclusively as a family law solicitor since qualifying in 1996, specialises in the financial aspects of divorce, separation and family breakdown. She established Major Family Law in January 2009, and it is now one of the leading divorce and family law practices in the North East, with family law consultants operating out of Surrey and Oxford.  The Legal 500 says Joanne “attracts praise for her ‘knowledge of the law coupled with business acumen and emotional intelligence, which makes her a force to be reckoned with’ and for the seventh consecutive year Joanne is listed as a leading lawyer in her field of specialism, family law.

Team Leader in Chambers & Partners, Joanne is described as “an imaginative family lawyer who thinks outside the box and offers first-class client service.”  She is a highly respected practitioner in the market with expertise in complex matrimonial finance and cohabitation cases, having been ranked in the directory since 2007.


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DISLIKES: Bad hair days

IS: Running in heels

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