Margaret Taylor

Margaret qualified in 1990 having joined Hempsons in 1988 as a trainee. She became a partner in 1996. Margaret specialises in clinical negligence and the law relating to healthcare.

Main areas of expertise

  • defendant medical negligence litigation – especially complex, high value medical claims
  • judicial review proceedings, public enquiries, HC90(9) enquiries & inquests – conducts own advocacy
  • specialist knowledge of the coroner’s court – conducts own advocacy
  • applications for high court injunctions against violent patients
  • acting for doctors and healthcare workers charged with criminal offences

Margaret Taylor is particularly strong on healthcare disciplinary cases involving child protection issues.” (Chambers UK 2011)

an acclaimed specialist in matters relating to child protection…she ‘knows the practical and strategic nuances instinctively’.” (Chambers UK 2010)

  • Legal 500 2019
    “High quality advice and...very professional and dedicated.”