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Hempsons

16TH FLOOR, CITY TOWER, PICCADILLY PLAZA, MANCHESTER, M1 4BT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 228 0011
Fax:
Fax 0161 236 6734
DX:
14482 MANCHESTER-2
Email:
Web:
www.hempsons.co.uk
Hempsons, Taiyba Waheed, Manchester, ENGLAND

Taiyba Waheed

Tel:
Work 0161 234 2475
Email:
Web:
www.hempsons.co.uk/people/taiyaba-waheed/
Hempsons

Work Department

Healthcare litigation and Clinical negligence

Position

Taiyaba is a partner who specialises in the health sector, focusing on clinical negligence and claims involving serious injury, particularly those involving brain damage, spinal injury and birth injury. She advises on NHS regulatory matters and performance issues. Taiyaba has extensive experience of inquests and provides advice to trusts in connection with these proceedings. She acts for clients in the public and private sector.

Taiyaba’s work covers NHS and private claims, advice and disciplinary matters. She has previously advised in relation IVF treatment and she holds an interest in ethics. Taiyaba has a voluntary interest in advising parents of children with special educational needs.

Current and recent work Taiyaba has been involved in includes:

- Representation at the Coroners court for trusts at Inquests
- General advice to trusts regarding governance matters
- Persistent vegetative state cases and obtaining declarations from the High Court on withdrawal of treatment
- Management of high value complex claims
- Advising on IVF and ethical issues
- Representation of individuals and trusts in disciplinary matters
- Advising trusts under the Memorandum of Agreement between the NHS, the police and the HSE

Career

Articled Le Brasseur and Monier Williams; qualified 1991; assistant solicitor Le Brasseur 1991-95; senior solicitor Hempsons 1995-2007; partner 2007 to date.

Member

Black Solicitors Network; Adviser National Autistic Society

Education

Swakeleys School, Ickenham; LLB Hons (1988); College of Law Lancaster Gate (LSF).

Leisure

Sports, cookery, literature.

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