High Court throws out General Optical Council’s ‘strike-off’ decision
Harriet is an Associate Solicitor specialising in claims for healthcare and medical defence along with inquests and regulatory work. Harriet works for medical insurers as well as for doctors privately, where necessary.
Harriet deals with all types of claims for healthcare and medical defence including cases relating to brain injuries, oncology, orthopaedic injuries, delay in diagnosis of diseases and fatal injuries claims. She also specialises in dental claims.
Harriet has experience of handling complex and high value matters and understands the difficulties associated with claims for clinical negligence, providing an empathetic service to clients.
Harriet also undertakes regulatory work including acting for Specsavers Optical Group representing optical professionals before the General Optical Council.
Harriet additionally provides representation at inquests where a death relates to medical care. Harriet is interested in clinical negligence claims and inquests that involve issues of human rights having worked in a leading human rights team in London prior to qualifying as a Solicitor. She qualified in 2011 and moved to Brachers in 2012.
Harriet undertook her law degree at the University of Kent at Canterbury obtaining a First Class Honours degree and being awarded prizes including the Sweet and Maxwell prize for best final year results in Law, the Rotary prize for outstanding results in the Social Sciences Faculty and the Kent Law School Mooting prize.
Harriet specialises in:
- Healthcare and Medical Defence
- Representation at Inquests
- Advisory and medical regulatory work
Qualifications and Memberships
- Kent Law Society
- The Law Society
Harriet's recent cases include:
- Defending a GP in a two week High Court Trial, against his claim that he had been negligent, leading to significant injuries including amputations.
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