Jo Scott


Title: Senior Associate

Tel: 0191 226 7870

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Jo joined Sintons in May 2023 as a senior associate in the Family team.


  • Jo specialises in resolving issues that arise from the breakdown of all types of relationship to include divorce, separation agreements, dissolution of civil partnerships and issues that arise when a cohabiting relationship breaks down
  • Jo’s caseload mainly comprises complex financial issues but she has extensive experience in dealing with issues involving children that arise upon relationship breakdown
  • She can also advise on pre and post nuptial agreements
  • Jo trained as a collaborative lawyer in 2010, and is passionate about trying to resolve family disputes at an early stage without recourse to litigation
  • Jo has worked in Family law for over 30 years and has been based solely in the North East

Outside of work, Jo enjoys the outdoors, running and pilates. She also enjoys gardening.


“I cannot thank Jo enough for all the help she gave me, as well as Ifi. You have both been incredible, you’ve listened to my concerns and you’ve tried your very best to help me get what I want. So thank you very much and I’m so very glad I went with your firm.”

Key Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Finance
  • Children
  • Family
  • Collaborative Law