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Joanna Watson-James



Jo works in the Wills, Probate and Trust department, between the Petersfield and Midhurst office.

Work Areas

Jo undertakes all aspects of Private Client work, including drafting Wills, Administration of Trusts and Estates and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Career History

Jo read Law and Sociology at the University of Exeter and gained a BA (Hons) before going on to complete the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course with Commendation at the University of Law, Guildford. Jo also gained a LLB from the University of Law. Jo then went on to complete her period of recognised training with the Institute of Legal Executives and was admitted as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in December 2017. Jo then cross-qualified with the SRA and was admitted as a Solicitor in March 2018.


Jo is a keen runner and cyclist and has entered a number of local competitions over the years. She also has a real passion for photography and enjoys travelling to capture the perfect shot. When she is not out and about, Jo enjoys relaxing at home doing a spot of DIY or pottering in the garden.

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