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Joanne Chase

Senior Associate

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Having worked in legal costs for over twelve years, Joanne has extensive experience acting for both receiving and paying parties. She qualified as a Costs Lawyer in 2011, and has represented clients in all areas of legal costs including clinical negligence, personal injury, solicitor client disputes, commercial litigation and civil recovery proceedings.

“Over the years, I have transitioned smoothly through the many CPR rule changes and adapted my work accordingly. I have considerable experience in all aspects of legal costs, however, my expertise is within complex high value multi-track personal injury work, and in particular the preparation of complex Bills of Costs, and Costs Budgets I have previously dealt with some very high value clinical negligence matters, and I regularly deal with 7 figure costs claims.  

Joanne is a highly skilled negotiator who will always strive to secure the best deal for her client. She also has experience in dealing with the assessment of costs where a civil recovery order has been made. Joanne is also an Accredited Mediator through the London School of Mediation.

If you have a question for Joanne please drop her an email - joanne.chase@clarionsolicitors.com

Please follow us on twitter at @ClarionCosts and visit our Costs Blog page.


Career Path

2005 - Graduated from Loughborough University – BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science  

November 2006 JPN Consultancy, Bury – Trainee Law Costs Draftsman

November 2011 JPN Consultancy, Bury – Qualified Costs Lawyer

November 2015 Joined Clarion – Costs Lawyer and Associate .

June 2018 - Promoted to Senior Associate

It’s been a pleasure dealing with Joanne and the speed of turnaround and diligence in the work prepared has been fantastic. The service provided is much better from the previous costs provider I was using, and I will use your services in future and recommend Joanne to other members of our team.

Senior Associate Solicitor, Dispute Management

Jo provides an excellent service. She responds promptly, gives clear advice and gets the job done

Clinical Negligence Solicitor, Midlands

Joanne is very helpful, and she has been nothing short of superb! I will not hesitate to instruct her again.

Solicitor, Leeds