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Joanna Toloczko


T: 020 7842 1515 (DDI)
T: 020 7583 2222

If you are having difficulty getting in touch with your contact then you can email or call 0800 923 2073

Joanna is a Family law partner with over thirty years’ experience of family and divorce law, in leading law firms in London and Essex.

"Competent, efficient and accurate" and recommended for her "common sense approach and technical excellence".  

Legal 500

I have had the pleasure of working with Joanna recently. I have found her to be efficient, pragmatic and highly experienced in managing my financial case. She has provided me with superb advice and this resulted in a great outcome for my family and me.
I would not hesitate to recommend Jo to anyone seeking representation for resolving their financial matters in a non-confrontational way. I can finally start to plan my future. Sincere thanks Jo for your solutions-focused approach.

Mrs B

Thank you for all your help with our mediation. I was impressed by your fortitude and ability to keep our negotiations on an even keel.
Mr A
Thank you for all your help in reaching our final settlement. It was such a difficult process and I was grateful for your calm attention and good sense throughout.
Mrs A

Mr A and Mrs A, family mediation clients

I just wanted to thank you for everything that you have done to help and support me over the course of my divorce and for your wise counsel. I couldn't have asked for anything more and I'm delighted with the outcome. You've been fantastic throughout, so thank you.

Dr C

Fantastic communication skills, very prompt and accurate with timekeeping and deadlines. Always able to speak to someone when needed and very helpful and polite.

Client quoted in Legal 500

I am equally humble and grateful to have known you for your continuous support, clear direction and guidance, which I shall forever treasure. You’ve all been a tower of strength to me from the onset till the end, which mean so much to me and indeed I shall never forget. Furthermore, I would not hesitate to contact you again, should there be any need. Equally I shall highly recommend you to anyone I know or come into contact with. Once again, my sincere respect, a big thank-you to you all and keep up the truly outstanding professional job you’re doing.

Mr A

About Joanna

Joanna joined our London Family team in March 2021 as a partner specialising in all aspects of family law with an emphasis on divorce, financial remedies, and family agreements.

With over 30 years of experience, Joanna provides her clients with the support they need to approach complex relationship situations with clarity, confidence and dignity. She helps her clients to focus on the future by approaching the negotiations in a constructive and non-confrontational way.

Practice areas

With a wealth of experience in family law and mediation, Joanna specialises in:


Joanna has a particular interest in complex and high value financial remedy applications within divorce proceedings, such as cases involving business assets, property portfolios or trusts.

She also has a passion for helping separating couples to resolve disputes using Family Mediation and thereby avoid the stress, expense and delay of court proceedings. Joanna is a Family Mediation Council accredited mediator.


  • Resolution
  • Family Mediation Council accredited mediator
  • East London and Essex Collaborative Law Pod
  • Surrey and Sussex Collaborative Law Pod
  • Law Society Family Law Panel

Many of my clients are feeling completely overwhelmed when we first meet. I love working through their problems with them in a structured way and helping them to gain the clarity they need to move forward with confidence.

Joanna Toloczko

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