Joanna is a member of Farrer & Co's specialist Contentious Trusts & Estates Group.
Joanna advises on the full range of onshore and offshore contentious trusts and estates matters. Her offshore work includes international succession disputes and asset protection work including third party attacks against trusts on grounds such as sham. Her recent case load has involved jurisdictions such as Switzerland, Jersey, Cyprus, BVI, the Cayman Islands, Italy, Luxembourg and the US. Her onshore work includes applications to the court of protection, validity challenges to wills and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.
Joanna has contributed to specialist publications in the field such as Trusts & Trustees and STEP Journal and is also a contributor to the second and third edition of Tolley’s Inheritance Tax Planning.
Scholarships and Prizes:
- Major Scholarship from the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple (for BVC)
- Conflict of Laws Prize (2003)
- Withers Prize for Trusts and Equity (2002)