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What Greg can do for you
Gregory graduated from the University of Warwick in 2004 with a BSc in Psychology. He then spent over a decade working for the Royal College of Psychiatrists, culminating in several years as an Analyst in the Policy Unit. As well as successfully leading on various policy areas, he co-authored the final report of the independent Commission on Acute Adult Psychiatric Care.
Gregory is a keen writer and has been published in The Guardian, The British Journal of Hospital Medicine and The Lancet. He is a member of the Law Society’s Junior Lawyers Division Executive Committee, where he has written consultation responses which have influenced national policy. Gregory has guest-lectured postgraduate students at UCL about the relationship between public policy and research, and spoke at the 2016 RCPsych International Congress about mental health policy development.
He became a trainee solicitor in 2017 and qualified in September 2019.
Gregory has represented various Trusts at inquests, briefing witnesses beforehand and advising on liability/PFD matters as appropriate. He has experience of Court of Protection and High Court matters including urgent medical treatment cases, withdrawal of treatment for an infant, judicial reviews, anticipatory declarations in respect of an unborn child and religious objections to treatment.
Gregory advises Trusts on a range of ad hoc matters, and has recently provided advice on how Trusts can manage non-compliant Coronavirus patients in both acute and mental health settings.
- BSc (Hons) Psychology (2:1) – 2004
- MA Contemporary History and Politics (Commendation) – 2008
- PGDip Management (Distinction) – 2009
- LLM Law and Political Justice (Distinction) – 2012
- Graduate Diploma in Law (Commendation) – 2015
- LLM/LPC Professional Legal Practice (Distinction) – 2017
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