Joanna Potbury

Joanna Potbury

Joanna Potbury

Senior Associate

What they say

"… a safe pair of hands ... easy to work with when going through a stressful period of time."

Legal 500 UK 2021

What they say

"Joanna is approachable, professional and very easy to work with. She is a fast thinking and commercially minded lawyer who can think outside the box and offer alternative solutions"

Jolyon Bennett, MD of Gusto Telecom Solutions

Joanna is a Senior Associate in the Family and Relationships team who works primarily from our Brighton office and also from London.  She trained with the firm and qualified into the Dispute Resolution team in 2007, and subsequently applied her extensive experience in commercial litigation to family and contentious probate disputes. 

Joanna's focus now is on the full spectrum of family law matters including matrimonial and Children Act proceedings.

Work highlights

  • Children disputes
  • Matrimonial finance
  • Divorce proceedings and Civil Partnership dissolution
  • Cohabitee agreements and disputes
  • Harassment protections
  • Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial Agreements

Joanna's memberships and associations

  • Resolution

Personal Awards

Legal 500 2021 (UK Recommended Lawyer)

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