Joanna Griffin

Trainee Solicitor

Joanna joined the firm in September 2016 as a paralegal, and assists the team on a range of Private Equity, Hedge Fund and Investment Fund matters.


Joanna worked for a year in the oil and gas industry before completing her conversion to law. She went on to undertake work experience at Zain & Co, a full service law firm in Malaysia, and at 5 St Andrews Hill in the City of London, prior to joining MJ Hudson.


  • BA Hons English Literature, University of Glasgow
  • MSc International Relations, University of Glasgow
  • GDL and LPC LLM, University of Law, Moorgate

Recent Engagements

  • The establishment of a fund structured to enable investors to obtain UK investors’ relief
  • An equity and debt investment round in a real estate investment vehicle
  • The establishment of a Cayman master fund structure
  • The financing of commercial litigation claims by one of the UK’s leading litigation funders
  • The establishment of a venture and growth capital fund


Joanna grew up abroad in the Middle East and Holland, and is learning Arabic in her spare time. She also keeps fit by boxing and is training for her first white collar boxing match this year.