Jo Gregory

Jo is a Partner at Joelson, which she joined in 2006 to set up the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team. Jo heads up that team and also heads up the Retail & Fashion team.

The Disputes team has grown from strength to strength since Jo joined and is now top ranked in the Legal 500.

Jo has been individually recognised in the Legal 500 in recent years:

… “highly regarded” 2017

… “a stellar partner with incredible client-handling skills” 2018

… “Joanne Gregory is a tenacious and accomplished litigator, who combines charm with a very highly skilled mind” 2019

… “It has never been a hard sell or an opaque process. We feel safe in her hands and she is very knowledgeable, accessible and friendly… dynamic partner; brilliant with clients…likeable, tenacious and very bright” 2020

… “Jo Gregory is excellent – the standout partner who will drop anything for a client.” 2021

… “Jo Gregory is an excellent litigator, who is highly knowledgeable and has great tactical awareness. She is also great to work with.” 2021

… “a very hands-on partner and has a great manner with clients.” 2022

…”particularly impressive.” 2022

…”of a far higher quality than one would necessarily expect from a firm of this size. She provides excellent litigation advice to high-profile clients, and is as likeable as she is competent and tenacious.” 2022

…”Jo Gregory is intelligent and calm under pressure.” 2023


The team is also recognised:

…”response times are extremely good and business acumen and industry knowledge are very impressive” 2018

…”Joelson punches well above its weight, with high-profile clients and very personal yet professional service” 2019

…”We have found this team to be extremely professional and accessible… Despite being a small firm, they often get involved in big scale litigation, which they manage to handle as well as much bigger competitors… Nimble firm that punches way over its weight; great collection of interesting clients; great depth of knowledge across the firm.” 2020

…”The individuals worked with were reliable, and available around the clock. They were just as eager as we were to ensure the best possible results were achieved.” 2021

…”Joelson is an excellent boutique firm with very talented lawyers.” 2021

…”Joelson develops close working relationships with clients, as well as a real understanding of the client’s business and commercial needs.” 2021

…”Great strength in mid-market claims, bringing considerable expertise to such disputes.” 2022

…”It is a very well-coordinated team, in which work is always conducted at the appropriate level, and optimal from a costs perspective.” 2022

…”The team is friendly, approachable, proactive, efficient, effective, and good value for money.” 2023

…”Joelson is very well placed to service the mid-market of commercial litigation.” 2023

…”Combining excellent partner and senior associate input, the firm is able to act swiftly and effectively on disputes.” 2023

…”They take the time to understand the business and work with clients.” 2023


Jo undertakes a wide range of high value and complex disputes both in the UK and internationally for high net worth individuals and corporate entities.

This expertise covers a range of industry sectors, including: hospitality and leisure, food, gaming, retail and fashion, IT, commodities, financial services and regulatory, film and entertainment, and the creative industries.

Jo has a particular specialism in the field of contentious Intellectual Property built up over many years. This includes Trade Mark infringement; passing off; copyright infringement; registered and unregistered design rights and reputation management for clients.

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