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Neil is a barrister and Managing Associate in the Health and Regulatory team has over 20 years' experience in clinical negligence, regulatory, coronial and professional discipline work. Neil has extensive experience acting for health professionals, healthcare organisations across the independent and public sector, medical defence organisations, corporate and insurance bodies.


Neil is a former assistant coroner and has significant experience in coronial work. He has advised and represented NHS Trusts, GP`s, care homes, ambulance trusts, independent healthcare providers, insurance companies and corporate bodies at Inquests throughout the country. He has a particular interest in Article 2 inquests and inquests which involve complex issues of medical causation. Previously he acted for clients in the Hillsborough Inquest, Karanbir Cheema inquest and the Poppy Worthington Inquest.

His regulatory and professional discipline work includes fitness to practise panel hearings, interim orders panel hearings, registration appeal hearings and review hearings for healthcare regulators. He has appeared before panels of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service, General Dental Council, Health and Care Professions Council, Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Chiropractic Council and the ICAEW.

Neil has a wide range of experience in high value clinical negligence work and is experienced in dealing with claims involving anaesthesia, catastrophic injuries, consent, cosmetic surgery, dental treatment, obstetrics and gynaecology, orthopaedic and spinal injuries, surgical treatment, oncology and other life-threatening conditions.

Neil has experience of wider general healthcare matters which include data privacy, data protection, cybersecurity issues, encryption, confidentiality issues, due diligence, anti-money laundering, corruption and sanctions

Expertise: Sectors


Expertise: Services