Gautam Chawla

What Gautam can do for you

Gautam specialises in healthcare litigation and, in particular, clinical negligence claims. He trained and qualified at a leading clinical negligence firm and has been dealing exclusively with clinical negligence claims since 2006. Gautam has acted in a wide variety of cases including dental, gynaecological, infection, neurosurgical, obstetric, ophthalmic, oncological, orthopaedic and spinal injury claims.

At Hempsons Gautam has the benefit of working closely with colleagues who are recognised as leaders in the field of healthcare litigation, some of whom have medical as well legal backgrounds.

The clients he works with

  • NHS trusts
  • Individuals practising medicine on a private basis

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Clinical negligence: duty and breach

This is the first in a two-part series about clinical negligence, in which we will look at the essential components of a claim. In a nutshell, in order for a successful clinical negligence claim to be made, the claimant must show that the defendant healthcare practitioner/provider:

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