Legal business

Joanna Goddard Legal BD specialist
Joanna has worked with law firms since 2010, creating business development strategies for, teams and individuals to grow revenue, improve efficiencies and develop profitability. She works with partners and Boards to implement systems and processes that work effectively long after she has finished collaborating with the team. Specialising in creating additional revenue generation through digital strategy, she provides a measured return on investment.

She is a Director of The Scottish Child Law Centre, Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. and Member of the Advisory Council of the Management School at The University of St Andrews. She is a highly focused professional with an acknowledged track record;

“Joanna is an invaluable resource for lawyers and investors. She can assess which contacts you need for a project and get you in touch with them fast. Her understanding of relationship development in professional services is outstanding. She also volunteers her skills for a charity which is testimony to her commitment levels and integrity.”

Grace McGill, Principal Solicitor, McGill & Co

“I worked with Joanna for some years when she took over as Director at Young & Partners. We were taking our first steps into employing a professional to deal with our business development marketing, PR and the general development of our business. I had some scepticism as to whether this would work in a law firm, but Joanna’s drive and innovative approach simply blew us all away. Her energy, and ability made a significant difference to the whole business culture in a very short space of time. This lady is a force of nature, one which would benefit any organisation.”

Tom Johnston, Managing Partner, Young & Partners LLP

“Joanna is a very capable and dedicated person who has a natural ability at spotting great opportunities for business growth and development. Such ability together with her excellent ideas and contagious enthusiasm, make her an asset for any organisation.”

Mirella Marchini, Dual Qualified Italian Scot Solicitor – Senior Associate at MHD LAW LLP

“If you’re looking for new ideas for your business, a client centred approach and great people skills then I would strongly recommend Joanna. Her endless enthusiasm and understanding of digital media make her an asset for any business with ambition.”

Angus McGuire, Consultant, Young & Partners LLP

“I have had the pleasure to work with Joanna on a number of projects relating to our social media policy, and the maximisation of the opportunities that these new ways of communicating can offer our business in the modern world. Joanna has also been a great asset in helping me co-ordinate a number of events for clients and contacts, and has a fantastic work ethic – a “can do, will do, and will just get on with it” attitude that brings real results. She has taken the time to understand our key sectors, and has helped the firm focus on developing our presence in those areas.”

John Lunn, Partner, Morton Fraser LLP