Jo is a Partner in the Child Brain Injury team at Bolt Burdon Kemp.
Acting exclusively for children and young people who have suffered serious brain injuries, she has over 20 years’ experience of severe and complex claims, including birth related brain injury, stroke, traumatic and acquired brain injury. Jo’s clients include those who are in a minimally conscious state or whose level of awareness is uncertain as well as those with an “invisible” brain injury that can be easily overlooked but often has devastating long term consequences. She aims to provide her clients and their families with all the support they need, while pursing the claim as quickly as possible, as she understands that early intervention makes all the difference to the future outcome.
Jo is an IPSEA-qualified special educational needs advisor having completed training with Independent Parental Special Educational Needs Advice (IPSEA). This means she can ensure that a child with a brain injury is given the right educational support and is not unjustly labelled “naughty”. By adopting a client-centred and team-based approach, Jo manages claims and all related issues such as rehabilitation, care and finance.