Joanne Neale is a Partner at DAC Beachcroft, Leeds, specialising in defending clinical negligence claims for the NHS. Joanne has been defending clinical negligence claims on behalf of NHS Resolution since 2004. She is highly regarded for her work on catastrophic injury claims for children and adults and specialises in birth injury matters. Joanne also sits on various Litigation and Patient Safety Review Groups for NHS Trusts. She joined the committee in 2010.