Chris Alderson

Chris specialises in healthcare law. He undertakes defendant clinical negligence litigation on behalf of institutional NHS clients, and represent such clients at inquests. Chris also provides advice on matters of governance and ethics, including withdrawal of treatment cases.

Chris also has a specialist interest in information law issues, including Data Protection Act 1998 and Freedom of Information Act 2000 problems, advising NHS bodies, third sector institutions and individual practitioners on matters as diverse as policy reviews and representation in the First Tier Tribunal (Information Rights). He is listed in the 2015 edition of the Legal 500 for his expertise in this area.

Main areas of expertise

  • Defendant clinical negligence litigation
  • Inquests
  • Information governance
  • Healthcare ethics

The clients he works with

  • NHS foundation trusts
  • NHS trusts
  • Commissioning bodies
  • Healthcare practitioners
  • Medical defence organisations
  • Charities
  • Third sector organisations

Professional memberships

The Law Society

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