Joanna Lake
Senior Associate Solicitor

Jo joined Stone King as a trainee in September 2013 and qualified into the Education Team in September 2015.

In 2020, Jo became part of the firm’s Information Law Team and took over as team leader in 2023.

Jo advises on a full range of information law matters including statutory requests for information, data subject rights, data sharing, general data protection compliance, data breach management and direct marketing.

She acts for a range of organisations including schools (both state- funded and independent), charities and businesses. She has undertaken data protection audits and health checks for clients.

Jo regularly speaks at seminars and conferences, and provides external training.

Prior to joining Stone King, Jo completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Nottingham which included a year at the College of Charleston, South Carolina. Jo went on to complete the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in Bristol, gaining a distinction.

Jo has a BCS foundation certificate in data protection.

Jo enjoys cooking, reading and travelling. She also volunteers on the maternity ward at her local hospital, proving feeding support to new mothers