Anne Ball

What Anne can do for you

Anne became Hempsons senior partner in January 2021. She has specialised in healthcare law since qualifying in 1987 and became a partner in our healthcare litigation department in 1991.

Main areas of expertise

  • Defendant clinical negligence litigation
  • NHS Resolution Nominated Partner
  • Inquests
  • Healthcare advisory work
  • ‘White Coat’ crime
  • GMC investigations

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Law Society
  • Member of Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers


  • LL.B Hons

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Be prepared for the statutory COVID-19 public inquiry

Earlier this month NHS England told local NHS organisations that they must start preparing for the statutory public inquiry into the COVID-19 pandemic. Any organisation might be called upon to provide evidence for the statutory inquiry, and individuals may be required to give evidence under oath. Government said last month that a statutory public inquiry would begin in spring next year.

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  • Chambers UK 2017
    “Anne Ball is vastly experience with very good tactical sense. She's a good strategic thinker about claims. ”
  • Chambers UK 2017
    “Anne Ball is an extremely impressive individual who is hugely experienced and spot-on with her strategy. ”
  • Chambers UK 2019
    “Massively experienced and has great tactical awareness.”
  • Chambers UK 2019
    “She has vast experience and brings a sense of calmness and genuine efficiency to any case.”
  • Legal 500 2016
    “Anne Ball is very sharp on detail.”
  • Legal 500 2019
    “Massively experienced with great tactical awareness.”
  • Legal 500 2019
    “High quality advice and...very professional and dedicated.”