Joanne was appointed Managing Partner in January 2013 and leads our Corporate & Commercial Department.
Joanne was admitted as a solicitor in 1999 and became a partner in 2003.
Joanne practices corporate and commercial law with a particular focus on corporate compliance and governance, mergers and acquisitions, company takeovers, reconstructions and amalgamations, corporate restructuring and insolvency, shareholder agreements, investment and subscription agreements and commercial dispute resolution.
Joanne advises international and Irish based clients on corporate governance issues and, in particular, directors duties and obligations, convening of company meetings, shareholder disputes and commercial transactions and has acted for companies and company directors in matters involving and proceedings instituted by the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement.
Joanne has significant expertise in dealing with company reorganisations and the structures and taxation issues arising in connection with such transactions and in providing advice in connection with corporate recovery, winding up and insolvency issues.
Joanne holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Banking and Corporate Finance) Degree from University College Dublin and a post-graduate Diploma in Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring and has significant experience lecturing in company and commercial law to post-graduate students pursuing professional examinations in banking and accountancy. She also lectures on insolvency law and directors duties and is a regular speaker at national and international conferences.