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Joanna Gardiner

Joanna Gardiner

Lawyer

Thank you so much for what I can truly say has been an amazing result - and thanks so much to the team at BCR Law, I will be recommending your firm highly to anybody in need of your services.

– Personal Law client, 2018

Joanna Gardiner

Lawyer

Overview

I am a lawyer in the Criminal Law section of the Litigation team and within our Family Law team. I have particular experience and expertise in acting for defendants in Criminal Law matters.

I primarily work with Partner Adam Harrison and Sue Quinn and also with Partner and Head of Family Law Emma Wakeling, Advocate Alison Brown and English Solicitor, Tara Lee.

Professional Qualifications and Memberships

I read for the Bar at The Inns of Court School of Law. Prior to this, I studied English law and Spanish Law at The University of Kent at Canterbury and spent a year at La Universidad Complutense in Madrid as part of my studies.

Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Associate at Ogier, where I worked for 16 years undertaking private client litigation in the areas of crime, family, personal injury and clinical negligence.

I spent several years working in London before returning to Jersey, including practising at the English Bar and working for a London law firm.

I am a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, an associate member of the JFLA (Jersey Family Law Association) and a member of JPIMS.

Notable cases

AG v Yacoub (Superior Number) -This case is the one of the few times that a non-custodial sentence has been imposed for commercial importation of Class A drugs.

Amy v Amy  – This is a significant case on conflicts of interest and the rights and responsibilities of Tuteurs.

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