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Joanne Clancy

Senior Solicitor | Edinburgh

Personal Injury


Joanne is an experienced Personal Injury Solicitor based in our Edinburgh office.

She deals with a variety of claims including: public and occupiers liability to clinical negligence and employers liability. Since joining Thorntons in 2016 Joanne’s client base has grown to include clients from across Scotland with the majority of her cases involving accidents at work.

Her experience of work accident claims includes clients injured in manual handling roles, in the care sector and in shops and offices. Her cases involve serious back injuries, chronic pain, loss of limbs, scarring and psychological injuries.

Joanne’s clients recommend her for being professional, personable and empathetic. She is pro-active, enthusiastic and motivated to get the best results for her clients as efficiently as possible. Recent feedback from Joanne’s clients confirms this approach – “I had a great experience with Joanne handling  my claim. She dealt with everything very fast and kept me up to date with any changes. Highly recommend, thank you”. “The care and attention Joanne gave to my case during a difficult time made an unfamiliar process easier to go through”.

Joanne is passionate about achieving the best results for her clients and she works hard to secure the maximum amount of compensation for her clients whether that be through negotiating with insurers or by raising court proceedings. Having dealt with cases in Sheriff Courts across Scotland Joanne has the confidence and experience to deliver the best outcomes. Joanne is also a notary public.


Joanne Clancy's Blog Entries

Progressing Personal Injury Cases during the pandemic

Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic,  access to compensation for injured parties has been inhibited by the Scottish courts.  For…


Posted on 19th June 2020

The Blackest Day of the year

At risk of sounding like Ebenezer Scrooge and spoiling the early festive cheer for the 52% of us who are expected to take advantage of the…


Posted on 29th November 2019

Are you cycling naked?

There are apparently 3 types of cyclist - ones that have come off their bikes, ones that are currently coming off their bikes and ones that…


Posted on 29th March 2019


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