Role at Major Family Law
With 27 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 Northeast which is largely due to Joanne’s stand-out marketing aplomb and personal drive for innovation. In 2013 she won by a national public vote, Jordan’s Family Law Awards, “Most Innovative Family Lawyer” and her profile 10 years on has been consolidated with her recent nomination as a finalist in the Jordan’s Family Law Awards for Family Law Innovation once more.
In the latest edition of the Legal 500 Joanne is listed in the highly coveted Legal 500 Hall of Fame as an expert in the fields of divorce and financial settlement. Testimonials say of Joanne and the team: “Managing director Joanne Hilary Major leads a strong team made up of highly experienced senior family lawyers and junior solicitors providing a pyramid structure of knowledge to their clients” and “At Major Family Law Joanne Major has assembled a truly outstanding team made up of a mixture of highly experienced matrimonial lawyers and younger rising stars. The firm goes the extra mile to provide its clients with a very high quality of service and leaves no stone unturned in seeking to achieve the best possible outcome for them. I am very familiar with the matrimonial finance scene in Newcastle, as I am instructed by numerous firms in the city, but I have no doubt that the best matrimonial finance firm in the Newcastle/the North East is Major Family Law.”
Chambers and Partners
In the latest edition of Chambers and Partners Joanne has been listed once again as an Eminent Practitioner and is applauded for her extensive family law knowledge, experience, and gravitas.
Three Best Rated
Joanne is further rated for the 6th consecutive year as one of the North East’s 3 Best Rated Family Lawyers in the independent guide – Three Best Rated.
Outside of Work
Away from work, Joanne enjoys travelling to new places and spending time with her family and good friends.