Joanne is a senior associate in Lewis Silkin’s Employment, Immigration and Reward division based in Belfast. She is dual qualified and advises on all aspects of employment law in Northern Ireland as well as Great Britain, having practised for 9 years at a large leading commercial law firm in Leeds, West Yorkshire.
Joanne has extensive experience in Employment Tribunal litigation, specialising in complex discrimination and whistleblowing claims. She also specialises in providing strategic advice to public and private sector clients on non-contentious matters such as TUPE negotiations and large-scale business reorganisations, often involving collective redundancy programmes. In addition, she provides practical advice on day-to-day HR matters as well as complex disciplinary and grievance issues.