Part of the Brain Injury Team
Jo is a Partner in the Child Brain Injury team acting exclusively for children who have suffered serious brain injuries as a result of negligence, including clinical negligence.
Jo’s specialist expertise in child brain injuries has developed over the last 20 years and as a result she has been recognised as a key lawyer within the clinical negligence sector by the Legal 500 2021. She is highly experienced in dealing with severe and complex claims involving birth related brain injuries, cerebral palsy and stroke, including children who are in a minimally conscious state or whose level of cognition is uncertain.
Jo is an IPSEA-qualified special educational needs advisor having completed training with Independent Parental Special Educational Needs Advice (IPSEA).
She has been described as “an outstanding and tenacious personal injury and clinical negligence practitioner” and is recommended by the Legal 500. The latest edition of the Legal 500 notes that Jo “has an excellent understanding of relevant issues”. She has an acute eye for detail, tactical nous and manages to be both professionally reassuring and sympathetic towards clients. She advocates a client-centred, team-based approach to managing the claim.
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- Law Society Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Panels Accredited
- Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
- Royal Society of Medicine (Associate)
- Spinal Injuries Association
- Child Brain Injury Trust
- UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum