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Joanne Coen



01924 431 777


Joanne is a Partner and Heads the Child Law department.

Joanne joined Ramsdens Solicitors through the merger of Whitfield Hallam Goodall in 2010 and has over 30 years experience in child and family law proceedings.

She specialises in child law and in particular representing children, parents and other relatives in public law proceedings involving social services - known as care proceedings. Joanne also deals with instructions of adoption and special guardianship cases.

She is a member of the Law Society’s Children’s Panel, is a trained Collaborative lawyer and recommended in The Legal 500, 2023.

She was nominated in the Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards 2015, Northern Power Women Awards 2017 and was a finalist in the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2017, Family category.

Joanne holds the position of Trustee at The Art House, Wakefield and is an Ambassador at Child Friendly Leeds (CFL).

Visit our Child Law section, for more information on our services, or alternatively, call our team on 01924 431 774.

Knowledgeable, reliable, professional and consistent’ who attracts praise for her ‘high standards of case ownership."

The Legal 500, 2017

A highly effective advocate."

The Legal 500, 2019