Joanne specialises in corporate and commercial law with specific expertise in advising on company law and corporate governance issues.
Joanne has expertise in all aspects of company and commercial law with specific reference to the motor and retail distribution sectors and advising charities regarding governance and related activities.
Qualified in 1999, Joanne joined LK Shields in 2018 with extensive experience advising on corporate acquisitions, disposals, corporate reorganisations, shareholder agreements and commercial contracts including agency, franchise and distribution agreements as well as private equity investments and joint venture arrangements. In addition to advising on transaction work, Joanne has specific expertise in advising charities and related regulatory advisory work pertaining to charities and advising with regard to commercial contracts in the motor distribution and retail sectors and generally regarding corporate governance and compliance advisory work. Joanne advises a very broad range of international and Irish corporate clients, family owned businesses and start-ups across a number of different sectors including manufacturing, retail, motor and telecommunications and advises clients who operate in regulated areas.