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Deans Court Chambers

Chambers of Tim Horlock QC

24 ST JOHN STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 4DF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 214 6000
Fax:
Fax 0161 214 6001
DX:
718155 MANCHESTER
Email:
Web:
www.deanscourt.co.uk
Manchester, Preston

Mary O’Rourke QC

Tel:
Work 0161 214 6000
Email:
Deans Court Chambers (Chambers of Tim Horlock QC)

Position

Specialist in professional discipline and related employment issues principally on behalf of healthcare professionals. Medical law practitioner with experience of every type of clinical negligence claim, predominantly but not exclusively representing healthcare professionals and NHS Trusts and considerable experience of medical Inquests. Public law work (extensive Judicial Review experience) relating to the NHS and healthcare professional regulators and Coroners. Special interest in sports medicine issues. Extensive employment law experience in Tribunals and internal disciplinary appeals.

Career

Called 1981; Gray’s Inn; Queens Counsel 2009.

Member

Professional Negligence Bar Association; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyer; Bar Pro Bono Unit Panel Member and Supporter; Member of Justice; Member of Amnesty International Legal Section; Member of Amicus (anti death penalty organisation); Bar European Group; Fabian Society and Fabian Women; British Irish Rights Watch Supporter; GB Executive Member Co-operation Ireland (cross-community charitable organisation).

Education

University of London, King’s College – LL.B – 1st Class Honours; Inns of Court School of Law [Bar Finals] Upper Second Class Honours – 7th place and top mark for a female candidate; College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium – Certificate de Hautes Etudes Europeenes (Law) (MA) – Grade A; University of London, King’s College Postgraduate Certificate in Sports Law.


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Employment

Within: Employment – Leading silks

Mary O’Rourke QC - Deans Court ChambersA highly respected and stalwart silk.

Within: Employment

Deans Court Chambers’ employment practice has experience in whistleblowing, unfair dismissal, discrimination, and TUPE matters. Mary O’Rourke QC is acting for former Team Sky doctor Dr Richard Freeman in a constructive dismissal claim brought against British Cycling.

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