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Fionnuala Ratcliffe

Research and policy lead

Fionnuala Ratcliffe is research and policy lead for Transform Justice. Fionnuala has written reports on the overuse of court remand for children, the criminal justice response to assaults on police and NHS staff, and the quality of criminal defence advice and advocacy. She also leads Transform Justice’s work promoting the use of ways to resolve crime without going to court.

Fionnuala spent five years as a consultant specialising in public and community engagement and research, before working on policy and communications for the Restorative Justice Council and joining Transform Justice in 2018. She is also a facilitator and volunteers for the charity Circles South East.