Joanne Briggs

Joanne Briggs | Associate, Corporate Finance


Tel: 0191 204 4208

Fax: 0191 204 4210

Joanne is an Associate in the corporate finance team at Ward Hadaway, based in the Newcastle office, and specialises in advising on private equity investments, acquisitions and disposals.

Joanne advises both venture capitalists and companies seeking funding on all aspects of venture capital, whether that is start-up, early-stage or development capital.

She also advises companies and shareholders on share and asset acquisitions and disposals, buybacks and reorganisations.


Joanne is experienced in all aspects of general corporate law.

Joanne has acted on numerous investments for regional and national venture capital firms.

She has also acted for companies in guiding them through the complexity of the fundraising process including multiple financing rounds, taking a commercial and pragmatic approach to get the deal done.

Joanne recently acted for the shareholders of Torque Tension Systems Limited on the sale of the company to SPX, an American-based group.

She also acted for the Bluebell Telecom group on its restructure, fundraising and acquisition of Callstream Limited.