Clare Chapman


  • Having qualified as a solicitor in 2000, I joined BLM as a partner in 2010 and am the head of BLM’s professional discipline and regulatory practice group.
  • I accept instructions from private clients and medical defence organisations to advise their members.
  • I defend healthcare practitioners before their professional regulators.
  • I advise and provide representation to medical and dental practitioners in local disciplinary procedures under the performers list regulations and maintaining high professional standards in the modern NHS.
  • I provide representation at interlocutory and preliminary hearings in local disciplinary and regulatory body cases.
  • I advise in criminal cases involving members of healthcare professions and provide representation at preliminary hearings.
  • I advise individual practitioners in public inquiries and inquests.
  • I am a member of a dedicated team who act for healthcare professionals faced with criminal allegations.

Contact Details

+44 161 838 6390


"Clare has a remarkable ability to deal with highly complex matters. She is an extremely knowledgeable and skilful advocate who will always go the extra mile to make sure the client's position is fully explored and properly represented." "She is incredibly committed, has great judgement and is tactically sound."

Chambers & Partners 2021

"Clare Chapman is totally on top of the brief, superbly prepared and has excellent judgment. Excellent client care without being afraid of broaching difficult issues. Very much on top of what is happening at the MPTS/GMC and has great insight. A real star."

Legal 500 2021

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