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SOMERFIELD HOUSE, 59 LONDON ROAD, MAIDSTONE, KENT, ME16 8JH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01622 690691
Fax:
Fax 01622 681430
DX:
4806 MAIDSTONE-1
Email:
Web:
www.brachers.co.uk

Scott Alexander

Tel:
Work 01622 680405
Email:
Brachers

Work Department

Medical Defence & Healthcare

Position

Partner 

Expertise

  • Medical Defence
  • Advisory and Medical Regulatory work
  • Healthcare
  • Inquests and Coroners Courts
  • Health and Safety 

 

 

Career

Trained at Clarks Solicitors in Reading and qualified in 1991. Scott joined Brachers in 1998 and was made partner in 2000. 

Scott has over 25 years’ experience in medical defence litigation, regulatory advice and healthcare law. 

Scott’s extensive expertise is in defending clinicians on behalf of a leading medical defence organisation. He also advises NHS Trusts and medical insurers on a wide range of healthcare matters including Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act enquiries, and consent, capacity and medical treatment issues. 

He also has extensive experience of regulatory work on behalf of practitioners before their professional councils and represents clients at inquests. He also acts for Specsavers Optical Group representing Optometrists and other optical professionals before the General Optical Council. 

Scott is Brachers’ Training Principle and is responsible for the training and development of the firm’s trainees. 

Member

  • The Law Society
  • The Health & Safety Lawyers Association
  • Law Society Golf Club

Education

Windsor Grammar School

Coventry University 2:1 History (1980-1983)


South East: Insurance

Clinical negligence: defendant

Within: Leading individuals

Scott Alexander - Brachers

Within: Clinical negligence: defendant

With 'excellent defendant firm' Brachers, clients 'always know that the case will be well prepared and thought through'. The team is renowned for its case work with the Medical and Dental Defence Unions, Specsavers Optical Group, Medway NHS Foundation Trust and Newline Insurance Company, especially on brain injury, cerebral palsy, psychiatric, dental, oncology and ophthalmic claims. Clients recommend 'fantastic and hugely experienced' practice lead Scott Alexander, as well as 'efficient and tireless' associate Harriet Humphrey, the 'hardworking' Frances Cutler and the 'competent' Dana Ellis. Another key team member is experienced healthcare law partner and mediator John Sheath.

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