Joanna Barr - 																					Solicitor

Joanna Barr

6 Drakes Meadow
Penny Lane
Swindon SN3 3LL

Solicitor - Commercial Litigation

Joanna qualified as a Solicitor in November 2016 after training at Osmond & Osmond in London. Prior to her training Joanna had worked as a Paralegal at Stewarts Law LLP. She joined the Dispute Resolution department at Thrings’ Swindon office in April 2017.

Joanna acts for individuals and companies across a wide variety of matters including commercial and contractual disputes, multi-party disputes and tortious claims. She is also experienced in using ADR, such as mediation.

Key Experience

Joanna’s relevant experience includes:

  • acting for businesses and individuals on a variety of breach of contract and tortious claims
  • defending businesses against claims for breach of contract
  • assisting with the defence of a high-value freezing injunction application
  • acting for an individual in recovering assets and payment in satisfaction of a substantial judgment debt

Thrings LLP ‘has an excellent litigation practice capable of offering City-standard litigation at regional prices’.

Legal 500, 2017


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