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Niloo graduated from City University London in 2010 with an upper second class degree in law (Honours) before pursuing her interest in medical law by studying for a master’s degree in medical law and ethics at King College London.
She completed her Legal Practice Course at BPP University London in 2017, gaining a distinction.
She has previously worked in the legal department of an NHS trust and has a wide understanding of data protection and freedom of information laws as applicable to public authorities. She also has experience of working as a paralegal in clinical negligence for a claimant firm, assisting on high value clinical negligence claims particularly involving a severe brain and/or spinal injury as well as birth injuries.
Niloo joined Hempsons in 2017 and works in the healthcare litigation department running her own caseload of limited instruction files, whilst also assisting other fee earners on a range of matters. During her time at Hempsons she has undertaken secondments to two NHS trusts.
Main areas of Expertise:
- healthcare litigation
- limited instruction NHSR cases
The clients she works with:
- NHS Resolution
- NHS trusts
- LLB (2010)
- Masters in Medical Law and Ethics (2011)
- Legal Practice Course (2017)
- Associateship of King’s College
Bell v Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust and others – requirements for consent under Gillick
On 1st December 2020 the Divisional Court gave judgment in this unusual judicial review involving the circumstances in which a child or young person under 18 may be competent to give valid consent to treatment in law for the use of hormone or puberty blockers for gender dysphoria, and the process by which consent to treatment is obtained.
Niloo Bozorgi looks at the costs of clinical negligence claims for independent practitioners and upcoming changes that will affect them.
Niloo Bozorgi explores the additional challenges of defending a claim when the patient is not legally represented and hopes that the courts may be becoming a little less lenient towards such litigants.
Montgomery five years on: how has the landscape changed for medical practitioners?