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BLM

PLANTATION PLACE, 30 FENCHURCH STREET, LONDON, EC3M 3BL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7638 2811
Fax:
Fax 020 7920 0361
DX:
14302 MANCHESTER1
Web:
www.blmlaw.com

Vicki Swanton

Tel:
Work 020 7865 3378
Email:
BLM

Work Department

Clinical negligence, healthcare and regulatory advice.

Position

Vicki is a partner and head of BLM's Healthcare department and has considerable expertise in the defence of clinical negligence claims and professional disciplinary matters. In addition to supervising a team of lawyers, Vicki’s cases involve high value claims and representing healthcare professionals in disputes with PCTs, hospital trusts and their regulators.

Career

Trained Cole and Cole, Oxford; qualified 1993; The Lewington Partnership (merged with Mills & Reeve 1993-99; associate Browne Jacobson 1999-2002; associate Berrymans Lace Mawer 2002-03; partner 2003.

Member

Dental Law and Ethics Forum (corporate).

Education

Highsted School for Girls; Robinson College, Cambridge (1991 MA); College of Law, Chester.


London: Insurance

Clinical negligence: defendant

Within: Clinical negligence: defendant

The 'very experienced' team at BLM has a 'wealth of clinical negligence knowledge' and 'a good understanding of the commercial interests of clients'. Clients include the MPS and NHSR, as well as a number of NHS trusts, insurers, care homes and individual healthcare professionals. Vicki Swanton heads the healthcare department nationally and is regularly involved in high-value claims defending both doctors and dentists. Rosie Shapiro has 'excellent in-depth knowledge', 'focuses on crucial points' and uses her 'sensible approach to cases'. Matthew Trinder joined Browne Jacobson LLP and Rachel Margetts joined Gordons Partnership LLP. Gary Allison and Jane Littlewood left the firm.

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