Joanna Grieve

Insurance Litigation

Title: Senior Associate

Tel: 0191 226 3698

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Joanna joined Sintons in July 2010 and has worked in the Catastrophic Injury Team since 2012.

Experience:

Joanna exclusively handles high value litigation arising from complex and serious road traffic incidents.

She represents a number of insurance companies, protecting their interests when catastrophic injury claims are made.

Her experience specifically includes the following areas:

  • Advising clients at the earliest stages post-accident in relation to reserve and the necessary investigations
  • Complex liability disputes
  • Indemnity/Article 75/insurance arguments
  • The full spectrum of acquired brain injury claims (from individuals in prolonged disorders of consciousness to allegations of ‘subtle brain injury’)
  • Complex psychiatric injury cases including conversion and somatoform disorders
  • Chronic pain cases (including the interplay between organic and non-organic injury)
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Amputation claims
  • Life-changing orthopaedic and internal injury
  • High value fatal cases (including dependency claims)
  • Assisting clients with all aspects of case handling from beginning to end including costs budgeting and costs

Quotes:

The nationally-acclaimed insurance litigation team won praise from the Legal 500 2017 for its unrivalled capability and client-centric approach and in 2018 for its personal and professional service and for its particular strength in defending high-value catastrophic injury claims.


Key Practice Areas

  • Insurance Litigation