Christopher Mellor has a common law and public law practice. In addition, he has wide-ranging experience in other professional negligence work and personal injury.

He has extensive experience in clinical negligence (acting for both claimants and defendants); in medical disciplinary and regulatory work (e.g. MPTS hearings; before the GDC and NMC; and in Trust disciplinary hearings); in cases involving medical treatment decisions (including emergency injunctions and declarations); in inquests; and in other medical law related matters.

He has been instructed in a number of high profile GMC cases, including GMC v Dr Andrew Wakefield and others (the prosecution of the three doctors involved in the research connected with the MMR debate), and in judicial review proceedings brought against the GMC.

Christopher’s public law practice also includes work in Public Inquiries.  He was Junior Council for the West Midlands Strategic Health Authority in the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry chaired by Robert Francis QC.

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