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RadcliffesLeBrasseur

85 FLEET STREET, LONDON, EC4Y 1AE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7222 7040
Fax:
Fax 020 7222 6208
Email:
Web:
www.rlb-law.com
Cardiff, Leeds, London

Julia Appleton

Tel:
Work 020 7222 6758
Email:
Web:
www.rlb-law.com
RadcliffesLeBrasseur

Work Department

Healthcare

Position

Julia is a Partner in the Healthcare team and regularly advises many public and private sector healthcare providers on a wide range of medico legal, contentious and regulatory matters. She has a particular interest in mental health and aftercare and is instructed on behalf of providers in cases involving mental capacity and treatment issues in the Court of Protection.

As an experienced advocate, Julia regularly undertakes advocacy at inquests on behalf of health and care providers and has also advised and represented clients in relation to CQC proceedings, HSE prosecutions, police investigations, Local Authority/CCG funding disputes and judicial review. Julia has experience of group action litigation.

Career

Trained at RadcliffesLeBrasseur. 
Regularly presents seminars on a wide range of healthcare matters.

Member

Julia is a member of Headway, the Spinal Injuries Association and the Immigration Law Practitioners Association.


London: Public sector

Healthcare

Within: Healthcare

RadcliffesLeBrasseur ’s expertise spans inquests, Court of Protection proceedings, Care Quality Commission regulatory work, and mental health law. Andrew Parsons  ‘has great judgment and gives advice that is ‘spot on’ when clients are really in trouble’; he has represented Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust in a judicial review before the Senior Coroner for Westminster on a case concerning a fatal overdose of a mental health patient on Trust premises. Alexandra Johnstone  is known for her in-depth knowledge of mental health law and handles inquests for a number of care homes and mental health hospitals. Recently promoted partner Marianne Frall is ‘first-rate’ and currently advices Central & North West London NHS on a number of matters relating to the Grenfell Tower fire. Julia Appleton  focuses on matters relating to consent, confidentiality and mental health. Graeme Irvine joined in September 2017 from an in-house position at the Royal College of Nursing and is also name to note.

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