Judith Rogerson has a civil practice with a particular focus on cases involving healthcare professionals. She frequently appears in the High Court and the County Court and undertakes both advisory and drafting work for claimants and defendants.
She has been instructed on behalf of patients, the NHSLA and individual medical practitioners in a wide range of cases arising out of allegations of clinical negligence and has acted as junior counsel in several high value brain injury claims. She was extensively involved in the finalisation of the many claims which had been on hold pending the conclusion of the proceedings in Thompstone v Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust concerning the indexation of periodical payments.
She has represented NHS Trusts in proceedings seeking injunctive relief on behalf of hospital staff, claims seeking declarations relating to the treatment of patients and in judicial review proceedings.
Judith has a good knowledge of a range of professional disciplinary tribunals. She has been instructed in cases involving a number of healthcare tribunals including the GMC, NMC and HPC as well as internal PCT disciplinary proceedings and fitness to practise proceedings involving medical students.
She frequently appears in the Coroner's Court where she has represented families, clinicians and other interested parties.
Judith is recognised as a leading junior in clinical negligence in the Legal Directories which note that she is "highly sought after" (Chambers & Partners 2013) and that she has "good technical knowledge and the ability to convey it" (Legal 500 2011).
BA Jurisprudence (1st Class) Brasenose College, Oxford
BVC (Very Competent) Inns of Court School of Law
Case commentaries on 1 Crown Office Row and Lawtel Human Rights Update
NHSLA Quarterly Human Rights Newsletter
Clerk to the Bar Standards Board Disciplinary Tribunal from 2004 to 2011.
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