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Browne Jacobson LLP

MOWBRAY HOUSE, CASTLE MEADOW ROAD, NOTTINGHAM, NG2 1BJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0115 976 6000
Fax:
Fax 0115 947 5246
DX:
718130 NOTTINGHAM-27
Email:
Web:
www.brownejacobson.com

Simon Tait

Tel:
Work 0115 976 6559
Email:
Web:
www.brownejacobson.com
Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Medical negligence/health sector.

Position

Simon heads up our health practice nationally, and is responsible for the sector strategy across all of Browne Jacobson’s Offices.  His practice is primarily contentious, advising on regulatory matters, inquests, and clinical governance matters.

Simon specialises in advising on high profile clinical investigations, including inquests often attracting national press coverage.

He is client partner for a number of our key clients including the Medical Protection Society, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Career

Trained Irwin Mitchell; qualified 1990; partner Browne Jacobson 1999.

Member

Nottinghamshire Medico-Legal Society. Nottinghamshire Healthcare Adult Mental Health Ethics Committee

Education

Fakenham High School; Leeds Metropolian University (1987 LLB).


East Midlands: Public sector

Health

Within: Health

Browne Jacobson LLP primarily advises clients from the public sector such as NHS trusts, but increasingly undertakes work for independent health providers. In addition to its impressive track record in the health sector, the team also handles social care mandates. Practice head Simon Tait recently handled a substantial number of governance-related matters, including in relation to mergers or sustainability and transformation partnerships. Oliver Pritchard advised the Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on its proposed £650m merger with Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, including full pre-merger due diligence, and governance structure and employment advice, while Tait represented the client in an investigation and subsequent inquest into the death of a two-year-old from meningitis.

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London: Public sector

Healthcare

Within: Healthcare

Browne Jacobson LLP¬†'s ‚Äėhighly recommended‚Äô healthcare practice handles a range of work, including public/private partnerships, social care, and ehealth work. The Manchester office recruited Gerard Hanratty¬† from Capsticks LLP;¬†he continues to advise several CCGs on a ¬£2bn merger in the West Midlands. Simon Tait¬†leads the national practice and specialises in contentious matters; he recently represented Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust in an inquest into the death of a one-day-old baby from cerebral infarction. Clinical negligence expert¬†Matthew Trinder¬† joined in October 2017 from¬†BLM. Corporate and commercial specialist Oliver Pritchard¬†advised Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on a ¬£650m merger and Vision Express UK on the acquisition of 209 retail optical practices valued at ¬£55m. Ben Troke¬†leads the health and social care advisory team and Clare Auty¬† is a name to note within the independent healthcare sector.

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