Harjit Talwar

What Harjit can do for you

Harjit trained with a leading claimant clinical negligence firm in Manchester prior to completing the end of her training and qualifying with a leading defendant clinical negligence firm in 1999. She specialises in healthcare litigation and now focuses on defending clinical negligence claims against the NHS.

In the past, Harjit acted for the General Dental Council in professional misconduct cases and also spent some time overseas acting as sole in house counsel for the Singapore Medical Council. Since joining Hempsons in January 2016, she has been dealing exclusively with clinical negligence claims.

Harjit has acted in a wide variety of cases including brain injury, obstetrics/birth injury, spinal injury, gynaecology, dental, neurosurgical and orthopaedic.

She is developing a keen interest in cauda equina cases.

Main areas of expertise

  • Clinical negligence
  • Personal injury
  • Quantum


  • MA in Healthcare Ethics and Law – 1997
  • Legal Practice Course – 1996
  • Law LLB – 1995