Joanna Chapman > Bolt Burdon Kemp LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Bolt Burdon Kemp LLP
PROVIDENCE HOUSE, PROVIDENCE PLACE
LONDON
N1 0NT
England

Work Department

Child brain injury

Position

Jo is a partner in the child brain injury team, and acts 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. She is highly experienced in dealing with severe and complex claims involving birth related brain injuries, cerebral palsyand 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).

Since qualifying in 1990 she has acted solely for claimants and gained wide expertise and experience in life changing injury and complex clinical negligence claims.

Career

Trained at Rance & Co, Islington; qualified 1990; joined Bolt Burdon Kemp 1996; partner 2003.

Memberships

APIL; Law Society Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury Panels; UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum; London Acquired Brain Injury Forum; Children’s Brain Injury Trust; senior associate member of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Education

University of Kent at Canterbury (1979 BA Hons English and American Literature); College of Law, Lancaster Gate (1988).

Leisure

Horse riding, running, music, art, gardening.