5 Essex Court

Joanna Colton

Chambers Director

Jo is a member of the senior management team responsible for overseeing the administration (Finance/IT/HR) and all non-clerking aspects of Chambers. Her remit includes the strategic development of Chambers and she works closely with Senior Clerk, Mark Waller, on client care, marketing and business development.

Jo joined Chambers in 2017 from South Square with nearly 20 years' experience of senior roles in the legal sector. She has worked in the UK and internationally with a number of major law firms including Linklaters, Salans (now part of Dentons) and BatesWellsBraithwaite, and leading patent and trade mark attorney firm, Marks & Clerk.