• Profile:

    Scott Alexander has over 25 years’ experience in medical defence litigation, regulatory advice and healthcare law. He leads and has developed the Healthcare & Medical Defence team which is ranked as ‘Public Sector’ in the top tier in the Legal 500 directory.

    Scott is named as a ‘Leading Individual’ in the Legal 500 2022 directory.

    Scott’s extensive expertise is in defending clinicians on behalf of a leading medical defence organisation. He also advises NHS Trusts and medical insurers on a wide range of healthcare matters including the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act enquiries, and consent, capacity and medical treatment issues.

    He also has extensive experience of regulatory work on behalf of practitioners before their professional councils and represents clients at inquests. He also acts for Specsavers Optical Group representing Optometrists and other optical professionals before the General Optical Council.

    Scott is Brachers’ Training Principle and is responsible for the training and development of the firm’s trainees.

    Scott specialises in:

    • Medical Defence
    • Advisory and Medical Regulatory work
    • Healthcare
    • Inquests and Coroners Courts
    • Health & Safety
    • Scott Alexander is very experienced, calm and a pleasure to work with.

      The Legal 500 2022
    • Scott Alexander is a brilliant, kind, warm-hearted, meticulous man.

      Client quote
    • Scott’s excellent advice and counsel made a very difficult process much easier and far more bearable. His excellent knowledge and hard work led to a favourable and timely outcome, I couldn’t be happier with the service I received.

      Glyn Hayes (client)
    • This is an excellent outcome as far as the business is concerned and reflects the amount of time and expertise that you have brought to bear.

      Paul Carroll, Director of Professional Services, Specsavers Optical Group
    • It was great having you on the winning team from the outset. Very best wishes and thanks for all your hard work, robustness in the face of adversity and dedication.

      Dr Sharmala Moodley, Medical Defence Union (MDU)
    • Scott is a very accomplished professional and despite the immense stress I was under I always felt Scott knew what he was doing. A true master of his profession.

      Client quote

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