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DAC Beachcroft LLP

WINTON HOUSE, ST PETER STREET, WINCHESTER, SO23 8BW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01962 705614
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Fax 01962 705613
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2540 WINCHESTER-1
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www.dacbeachcroft.com

South East: Insurance

Clinical negligence: defendant
Clinical negligence: defendant - ranked: tier 1

DAC Beachcroft LLP

At DAC Beachcroft LLP, the team regularly acts for blue-chip companies, corporate insurers and the largest national health-care provider in high-value medical malpractice claims. Department co-head Matthew Mcgrath specialises in clinical risk, and Anthea Lane has a focus on dental negligence. Heather Durston-Hillyer is another name to note.

Practice head(s):Matthew McGrath; Nigel Montgomery; Heather Durston-Hillyer

Other key lawyers:Anthea Lane

Testimonials

'Belinda Dix and Heather Durston-Hillyer stand out as partners who genuinely care about their clients and go above and beyond when I have needed help and advice.'

'James Bolton went out of his way to make sure we were fully prepared and was courteous and reassuring at all times.'

'The team is highly experienced, extremely helpful, supportive, and has integrity.'

'Their advice is balanced and sensible.'

Key Clients

NHS Resolution

Medical Defence Union

Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT

University Hospital Southampton NHS FT

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS FT

Poole Hospital NHS FT

Hampshire Hospitals NHS FT

Great Western Hospitals NHS FT

Salisbury NHS FT

Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Work highlights

  • Represented NHS Trust in defending a claim for damages arising from alleged negligent treatment in relation to the patient's psychiatric condition causing her to fatally stab her own mother.
  • Represented NHS Trust in c £18m claim brought by a patient who intended to pursue a Paralympian career but suffered neurological damage following medical treatment provided by the Trust.
  • Acted for NHS trust in a c£22m claim for a brain injury sustained at birth by the claimant.
Next Generation Partners

Anthea Lane - DAC Beachcroft LLP

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Personal injury: defendant
Personal injury: defendant - ranked: tier 1

DAC Beachcroft LLP

The team at DAC Beachcroft LLP handles the full scope of personal injury matters. Leveraging over 20 years of experience, Winchester-based Lea Brocklebank is skilled in defending high-value and complex personal injury claims involving traumatic brain injury, chronic pain and spinal injuries. Other members include Heather Durston-Hillyer, who focuses on defending clinical negligence claims, and senior associate Sheryl Gearing.

Other key lawyers:Heather Durston-Hillyer; Sheryl Gearing

Key Clients

Allianz Insurance

The Ministry of Defence

AXA

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South East: Public sector

Health
Health - ranked: tier 2

DAC Beachcroft LLP

A key name for national healthcare work, DAC Beachcroft LLP's regional offering is provided by its Winchester office, which acts for several NHS trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups in the region. The team is particularly experienced in clinical negligence defense work, where Matthew McGrath is a prominent expert. It also provides healthcare regulatory services - this expertise is fronted by Belinda Dix.

Practice head(s):Matthew McGrath; Belinda Dix

Key Clients

NHS Resolution

Medical Defence Union

Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT

University Hospital Southampton NHS FT

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS FT

Poole Hospital NHS FT

Hampshire Hospitals NHS FT

Great Western Hospitals NHS FT

Salisbury NHS FT

Work highlights

  • Acted for a NHS Trust in a £22m claim for brain injury arising from birth; settled at 33% reduction of costs.
  • Assisted University College Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust with employment advice on a complex transaction involving awarding a framework contract to a temporary staffing provider.
  • Advised the NHS Ealing Clinical Commissioning Group on all aspects of its procurement to appoint a single out of hospital services provider.
  • Advised a NHS Trust existing occupier in respect of arrangements concerning their current occupation of a substantial central London property.
  • Advising a Trust on its  disposal strategy and keyworker/affordable housing to facilitate a joint disposal with a neighbouring trust.
Leading individuals

Matthew McGrath - DAC Beachcroft LLP

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