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Specialisms & expertise

  • Divorce, judicial separation and dissolution of Civil Partnerships
  • Issues in respect of children, including parental responsibility, deciding with whom a child should live, deciding how often a child should spend time with a parent and re-location (national and international)
  • All financial aspects of a relationship breakdown
  • Collaborative law
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial agreements
  • Advice and agreements for cohabiting couples
  • Issues between former cohabitees
  • Domestic violence, including applications for non-molestation and occupation orders

Client stories & examples of work

  • The service Joanna Pratt supplied was exceptional and comforting during a very difficult time”.
  • Joanna Pratt is a complete professional, I can’t thank her enough.”
  • Joanna was wonderful, she really took control. She got the measure of my husband and helped me deal with his bullying tactics”.

Achievements & other appointments

Joanna was appointed as Her Majesty's Deputy Coroner for East Sussex in 2003. She is acknowledged in leading independent guide to UK law firms, Chambers UK, as a leader in her field and is described in that guide as “great to deal with”.

Joanna is a trained collaborative lawyer.

Profile

Joanna graduated from Exeter University where she obtained an Honours Degree in Law, before completing her Law Society Finals with Honours at The College of Law in Guildford. She was admitted as a solicitor in 1993.

Before joining Thomson Snell & Passmore in 2005, Joanna worked at the same firm of solicitors on the Sussex coast for over 14 years, progressing to become an equity partner.

 

I was kept fully informed of progress. I was extremely satisfied with the outcome. Any questions I asked were quickly dealt with.

Client

Joanna Pratt radiates a quiet confidence and clients feel looked after and safe with her.

The Legal 500 2017

Meeting was productive & clear information given & followed up in writing.  

Client

The legal basis for advice was always fully explained and at no point was I left not understanding the process or what we needed to do to give ourselves the best chance of success.

Client

Department head Joanna Pratt is highly regarded for her work in high net worth financial matters, children cases and prenuptial issues. A client notes: "She held my hand and kept a level head throughout." Sources add that she is "very straightforward and you always know where you are with her."    

Chambers UK 2016

Throughout what was a very stressful process Joanna and her team were superb in advising me on my options. Advice was given in a considered way and I never felt under pressure to adopt a course of action. She took the time to explain everything and was a superb advocate in hearings. It was very comforting to know that my case was being handled by Joanna and her very capable team.

Client

Advice & service was clear, concise & valuable in such a stressful situation.  

Client

Joanna Pratt is 'sensible and sensitive. She really cares about her clients and has the human touch while being efficient and staying on top of things.'

Client

“I found everyone helpful, considerate and professional. At times I believe Joanna Pratt and Amy England went above and beyond the 'normal' course of duty. The advice and support given to me was excellent."

Client

Joanna was great. Practical, available, intelligent, understanding and lots more besides.

Client

I found everyone helpful, considerate and professional. At times I believe Joanna Pratt and Amy England went above and beyond the 'normal' course of duty. The advice and support given to me was excellent.

Client

Understanding but sensible commercial advice specialist.

Client

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