Shaheen Rahman QC has a diverse practice with particular expertise in the areas of Clinical Negligence, Inquests, Public Law, Human Rights and Professional Discipline. She has been recognised by the directories as a leader in multiple practice areas for many years and is described as “hugely confident, very strategic and extremely good with clients” by Chambers & Partners 2020 and “fearless on her feet, diligent and really impressive all round” by Legal 500 2019.

Shaheen is instructed by Claimants and Defendants in high value, sensitive and complex clinical negligence cases including catastrophic brain injury, severe obstetric and surgical injury cases. She represents families and healthcare providers at inquests, particularly Article 2 and jury inquests concerning detained patients, the elderly and infant deaths.

She undertakes a broad range of public law work with an emphasis on Prisons, Healthcare, Public Consultations and Religious Discrimination. She is an experienced Special Advocate, appearing in many of the leading terrorism cases.

She has extensive experience of professional disciplinary matters, appearing for doctors, dentists, and other healthcare providers before their regulators and in associated appeals, judicial reviews, internal disciplinary matters and MHPS hearings.

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