Stephen Evans > Hempsons > Harrogate, England > Lawyer Profile
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Mental Health and Healthcare Litigation
Stephen’s work covers some very technical legal areas but the overall theme is ‘dispute resolution’. He always looks for pragmatic solutions, without compromising your position. Where appropriate, Stephen’s advice on the law, options and risks will bear in mind any long term ongoing therapeutic relationship and that the resolution of acute problems needs to support, not undermine that.
In 2009 Stephen obtained his Master’s Degree in Mental Health Law. His final project brought together his mental health and capacity experience by considering the problems in developing the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Please contact Stephen if you would like a copy.
Articled Emsley Collins, Leeds; qualified 1989; assistant solicitor in personal injury Ford & Warren; assistant solicitor Hempsons; deputy team leader; partner 2002.
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Crewe County Grammar School for Boys; University of Manchester (1986 LLB 2(1)); College of Law, Chester (1987 LSF); Leeds Metropolitan University (postgraduate diploma in personal injury litigation); University of Northumbria (2009 LLM in mental health law, distinction).
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Yorkshire and the Humber > Public sector > Health
Health and social care boutique Hempsons has expansive expertise in this area, fielding healthcare, corporate and commercial, social care, projects, employment and real estate teams to handle matters including procurement, primary care issues and litigation, among others. Adrian Parker heads up the procurement offering, while Crispin Pettifer is the key name for projects and construction work. Andrew Davidson handles employment issues, Adrienne D’Arcy is a healthcare litigator, Stephen Evans focuses on mental health issues, and Ross Clark is a GP expert.