Healthcare

BLM is a leading provider of healthcare legal services, with over 20 years’ experience in providing services to both the private and public sectors. 

We have an efficient service delivery model that maximises our skills, training and intelligence to help make our customers lives better and more successful. It is for this reason we are described in customer surveys and legal directories as a firm with “its finger on the pulse of the market” and as a “technical powerhouse”. 

We represent the best interests of healthcare providers and professionals requiring legal assistance during disciplinary, regulatory or criminal investigations, inquiries, inquests and clinical negligence/medical malpractice claims. We also provide proactive advice on matters such as defamation, cyber, data security and the duty of candour. 

Our team provides services across the UK and Ireland, offering a strong mix of specialist expertise across the healthcare industry. With members of the team located across England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, we have a strong national presence together with invaluable local knowledge of coroners and healthcare bodies.

PROFESSIONAL DISCIPLINE AND REGULATORY

CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE CLAIMS

INQUESTS

BROADER HEALTHCARE ADVICE

In addition to the core areas of healthcare expertise, we have dedicated teams who act for healthcare professionals faced with legal issues pertaining to information law, defamation, product liability, human rights, mental capacity, judicial review, fraud, crime and medical research and ethics.

COMMERCIAL ADVISORY

Related Expertise: Catastrophic injury, Clinical negligence claims, Costs, Data protection, Defamation, Inquests , Professional discipline and regulatory

Who to contact


Vicki Swanton

Vicki Swanton

Partner,
London



Sarah Woodwark

Sarah Woodwark

Partner,
Manchester



Upcoming Event


Inquest seminar: The End Game

BLM, Plantation Place, 30 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3BL - Thursday 31 January 2019 | 4.00pm - 6.00pm

We will be hosting our Inquest seminar: The End Game - Coronial Powers and the impact of prevention of future death reports. Read more »

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Testimonials


They're very experienced and hard-working.

Chambers and Partners 2019

They're very approachable, knowledgeable, and they're exactly what you want when you need representation.

Chambers and Partners 2019

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Healthcare Team

Rubina Alam

Rubina Alam

Paralegal,
Manchester


Jonathan Askin

Jonathan Askin

Partner,
London


Michael Brown

Michael Brown

Head of Risk and Compliance,
Liverpool


Clare Chapman

Clare Chapman

Partner,
Manchester


Katie Costello

Katie Costello

Partner,
Manchester


Laura D'Arcy

Laura D'Arcy

Senior associate solicitor,
Manchester


Chris Dexter

Chris Dexter

Partner,
Manchester


Clare Durkin

Clare Durkin

Senior associate,
Manchester


Sarah Elderton

Sarah Elderton

Partner,
Manchester


Michelle Flint

Michelle Flint

Partner,
Manchester


Louise Gallagher

Louise Gallagher

Partner,
Glasgow


Katrina Gray

Katrina Gray

Partner,
Belfast


Jahanara Hussain

Jahanara Hussain

Partner,
Manchester


Arion Jones

Arion Jones

Partner,
Leeds


Lisa Jones

Lisa Jones

Partner,
Manchester