Healthcare and Medical Law

We have an experienced and dedicated team advising on all aspects of healthcare, medical and mental health law on a daily basis.  Acting for clients in every field of healthcare allows us to integrate our expertise to provide focused solutions, drawing from good practice as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the relevant law.

Our clients appreciate the ability to contact a specialist at any time and to be provided with a reasoned response to their issues.

Key Services and Issues

  • Duty of candour and fundamental standards of care
  • Information governance and confidentiality
  • Capacity and consent
  • Children
  • Vulnerable adults
  • Risk management
  • Health and Safety
  • Policies and procedures
  • Complaints
  • Inquests and inquiries
  • Continuing Care
  • Charging for services and ‘topping-up’
  • Judicial Review
  • Asylum Seekers
  • Training

Our Work

  • Acting for NHS bodies on a challenge to a deprivation of liberty authorisation.
  • Advising an SHA on the suitability for publication of a range of SUI investigations.
  • Regular advice on issues for inquests, providing support for staff and representing trusts, up to and including Article 2 inquests with juries.

Key Contacts

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John Holmes

Partner, London
Mental Health, Healthcare Litigation
020 7484 7557