Sharing ideas on Risk, Human Performance, Teams and Leaders

Professor Jo Delahunty QC

Lessons to be learnt from large scale disasters like Hillsborough to intimate tragedies such as the death of an abused baby

Jo is one of the UK’s leading barristers specialising in child protection law rising to prominence for her work in contentious cases involving complex medical evidence and the death of a child. She acted in the case of Islington v Al Alas and Wray which brought the issue of Vitamin D deficiency and rickets masquerading as shaking injuries to medical and public attention. Her practice encompasses cases involving the death of / catastrophic injuries to a child, NAI, TRIAD , FII , child sex abuse, ritualized abuse , FGM though to ISIS radicalisation cases. Jo acted for 77 families in the Hillsborough Inquest’s charged with scrutinising the adequacy of the emergency medical response to the disaster.