Joanna Barr

Joanna Barr

Swindon 6 Drakes Meadow Penny Lane Swindon SN3 3LL
Bath 2 Queen Square Bath BA1 2HQ

Associate - Commercial Litigation

Commercial Litigation: 
Jo is an experienced commercial litigation solicitor. She acts for individuals and companies across a wide variety of matters including commercial and contractual disputes, multi-party disputes, shareholder disputes and professional negligence claims. She is also experienced in using ADR, such as mediation. 

Defendant personal injury: 
Jo is a key member of our defendant personal injury team. Primarily, she specialises in defending product liability matters, but she also often advises clients in relation to consumer claims, health and safety matters and public and employer's liability claims. 

As well as offering sound legal advice, Jo gets to know her clients and understand their concerns. She offers steadfast legal support and provides pragmatic solutions, often helping clients avoid court. 

Joanna's relevant experience includes:

  • Acting for a global manufacturer in respect of defending mesothelioma cases as a result of alleged exposure to asbestos.

  • Acting for a global manufacturer in respect of defending various product liability claims in relation to some well known household and health hygiene products.

  • Acting for a variety of different companies including landlords in respect of defending employer liability claims, often with occupier liability elements.

  • Acting for a construction company in defending a catastrophic personal injury claim that occurred at work.

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