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39 Essex Chambers

Chambers of Neil Block QC and Alison Foster QC

81 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1DD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7832 1111
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 3978
DX:
298 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.39essex.com
Kuala Lumpur, London, Manchester, Singapore

Robert Lazarus

Tel:
Work 020 7832 1111
Email:
39 Essex Chambers (Chambers of Neil Block QC and Alison Foster QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in healthcare and other professional disciplinary and regulatory matters; clinical negligence claims; solicitors and other professional negligence claims; and personal injury claims. Also regularly acts in complex inquests, property damage and product liability matters.

Career

Former hospital doctor specialising in anaesthesia, 1989-98; medico-legal adviser, Medical Protection Society, 1998-2004; called 2004, Inner Temple. Independent chair for NHS Doctors’ and Dentists’ Disciplinary Appeal Hearings; honorary legal advisor to the ethics committee of the British Psychoanalytical Society. Publications of note: Bullen & Leake & Jacob’s Precedents of Pleadings – author of Clinical Negligence and co-author of Product Liability chapters.

Member

Medico-Legal Society; Professional Negligence Bar Association; Personal Injury Bar Association; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association.

Education

University of Manchester (1989 MB, ChB); Birkbeck College, University of London (2002 LLB First Class); postgraduate medical qualifications (MRCP (UK) 1993), (FRCA 1994).


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Professional discipline and regulatory law

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Robert Lazarus - 39 Essex ChambersHis medical background gives him significant background knowledge of the healthcare world, which is very helpful.

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