Tamara Ratcliffe

Tamara joined Hempsons in 2016 and works in the healthcare litigation team. She acts on behalf of NHS Resolution and hospital trusts. She has experience in handling a range of clinical negligence cases, including delays in diagnosis, orthopaedic claims, obstetric/gynaecological cases and claims for psychiatric injury.

Tamara completed a masters degree in health care ethics and medical law in 2015 which cemented a strong interest in this area of law. Prior to joining Hempsons, Tamara specialised in criminal law and has extensive experience of providing advocacy in the magistrates court. 

Main areas of expertise

  • clinical negligence

The clients she works with

  • NHS Resolution
  • NHS bodies


  • LLM Health Care Ethics & Medical Law, University of Manchester (2015)
  • Qualified as a Solicitor (2008)
  • Bar Vocational Course, University of Wales, Cardiff (2004)
  • LLB (Hons) Law, University of Wales, Cardiff (2003)

Professional memberships

  • Law Society
  • Lincoln’s Inn