Joanne joined the firm in 2010. As a graduate recruitment specialist, she is responsible for the graduate recruitment and selection process from application through to the offer of training contract and maintaining contact with our future trainees.

She is responsible for delivering the graduate marketing and campus strategies promoting the firm's brand to potential candidates both on and off campus, delivering skills workshops and presentations at universities, colleges and secondary schools throughout the academic year.

Joanne takes responsibility for the design and delivery of the graduate assessment process which includes the initial application form, assessment centre and work placement schemes allowing candidates a genuine insight into the culture of the firm. 

When recruiting she is looking for someone who understands and shares the firm's values – she's looking for the firm's future leaders.

Joanne is also responsible for paralegal recruitment in the Newcastle and Leeds offices.