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What Sophie can do for you
Sophie graduated from The University of Manchester with a First Class degree in Law with Politics (LLB) in 2011. She went on to study the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in York before qualifying as a solicitor in 2014. Following qualification, Sophie gained experience acting for Claimants in clinical negligence cases before moving into a Defence role representing NHS Resolution. Sophie has experience in a wide range of claims, including delays in diagnosis, medication errors, birth injuries, orthopaedic injuries and failures to consent for treatment.
Since joining Hempsons’ Healthcare Advisory Team, Sophie has expanded her areas of expertise and now advises NHS Trusts and NHS Resolution on a broad range of issues including claims, inquests and advisory matters.
Main areas of expertise
- Clinical Negligence Claims
The clients she works with
- NHS Trusts
- NHS Resolution
- LLB Law with Politics (First Class Honours) – 2011
- Legal Practice Course (Distinction) – 2012
In this article, Sophie Barbour explores what the law says about the way that DNACPR orders should be made in more detail and consider some practical solutions to difficulties being faced by clinicians in view of COVID-19.
On 9 April 2020, Chamberlain J. handed down his judgment in the case of University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v MB  882 (QB) in which Hempsons and Simon Sinnatt, Counsel from 1 Crown Office Row Chambers, represented UCLH.
Key legal developments in healthcare and medical law for January 2020.