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Hempsons, Stephen Maratos, Newcastle upon Tyne, ENGLAND

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Stephen Maratos

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Clinical Negligence


Stephen is a partner who specialises in clinical negligence claims for NHS Resolution as well as private individuals and their defence organisations.

He has been acting on behalf of NHS organisations for more than 12 years and his work covers a range of cases from low value injuries up to complex brain and spinal injury claims.

He became a partner in 2017 and heads a small team of healthcare litigators in the Newcastle office.


Trainee at Barlow Lyde & Gilbert 2003-2005. Joined Eversheds 2005. Joined DAC Beachcroft 2009. Joined Hempsons 2014; made partner 2017.


The King’s School Peterborough, Hills Road Sixth form College Cambridge, University of Manchester (LLB – 2:1) Nottingham Law School (LPC - Distinction).


Running, cycling, and spending time with his family.

North: Public sector


Within: Health

Working closely with colleagues in Harrogate and Manchester, Hempsons’s Newcastle office acts for various public and private healthcare organisations, charities and social enterprises on corporate and commercial matters as well as procurement, employment and real estate issues pertaining to health and social care projects. It also handles healthcare litigation - a key area of expertise for Stephen Maratos, who made partner in July 2017; he handles a range of matters for NHS Resolution and medical defence organisations, often working in conjunction with the Manchester office. On the non-contentious, Crispin Pettifer routinely deals with contractual work; he heads the team following Janice Barber's appointment as a non-executive director of the West London Mental Health Trust. Deborah Ramshaw is the main contact for procurement mandates and Harrogate-based Martin Cheyne is best known for his employment law expertise. Associate Caroline Swift joined the team from Sintons LLP in May 2017 and advises GP practices on partnership agreements and GP practice mergers. Real estate expert Carol Bailey retired in December 2017.

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