- Recommended lawyer for 'Professional negligence (South West)'
"Joanna Makin has developed a niche in defending universities in civil and regulatory matters, in addition to dealing with policy coverage issues."
The Legal 500 UK 2021
- Recommended Lawyer for 'Professional negligence (South West)'
The Legal 500 UK 2018/19
Joanna is a Senior Associate in Kennedys’ Taunton office. She qualified in England and Wales in October 1997. Joanna joined Kennedys in June 2017.
She represents insurers and their insureds in relation to professional negligence claims. She has a wealth of experience in defending legal professionals (solicitors, barristers and licensed conveyancers) and other professionals, including accountants, surveyors, education professionals and financial advisors. Joanna regularly advises on policy coverage matters.
Joanna also advises insurers on directors’ and officers’ policies.
She is a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL).
- Qualified in England and Wales in 1997