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Head of our London healthcare team with over 25 years’ experience in NHS and public sector work with a broad practice including inquests, mental health, court of protection and advisory work (ranked as a leader in her field), Kiran is listed as a leading individual in 2016 Legal 500 (healthcare) and also ranked in 2016 Chambers and Partners in band 1 in both healthcare (contentious) and Court of Protection, and band 2 in mental health.

Kiran advises on a broad range of issues from judicial reviews, complex and sensitive inquests, mental health law, complaints handling, medical ethics, court of protection and patient care issues, to clinical and corporate governance issues, public consultation duties, commissioning decisions, practitioner performance, policies and procedures.

Prior to qualifying in the UK, Kiran attended the Kenya Law School when she undertook mini pupillage before being admitted as a solicitor in the UK. She attained higher rights (civil) and was appointed a deputy district judge (SE circuit) in 2006.


Oxley & Coward, Solicitor, 1991 – 1995
Wansbroughs Willey Hargrave, Solicitor, 1995 – 1996
Wansbroughs Willey Hargrave, Associate, 1996 – 1998
Wansbroughs Willey Hargrave, Partner, 1998 -1999
Beachcroft Wansbroughs, Partner, 1999 – Dec. 2008 Weightmans LLP, Partner, Jan 2009 – Jan 2016
Hill Dickinson LLP, Consultant, Jan 2016 – April 2016


Hindi = Basic
Punjabi = Conversational
Urdu = Basic


The Law Society
Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers
Royal Society of Medicine


Buckingham University (UK), Kenya Law School, Trent Polytechnic Law School (UK)
LLB (Hons) 1987, Kenya Law School (Advocate) 1987, Solicitor  (England & Wales) 1991, Higher Rights (Civil Proceedings) 2006; Deputy District Judge 200

Lawyer Rankings

London > Public sector > Administrative and public law

Hill Dickinson LLP specialises in providing full-service advice to NHS organisations, touching on issues related to the pandemic, corporate governance work, public inquiries, and judicial review challenges. Emma Stockwell, who is based in Liverpool, has handled a number of high-profile public inquiries and investigations throughout her career. Kiran Bhogal is particularly experienced in judicial reviews and public inquiries involving failures of the health and social care sector.

London > Public sector > Healthcare

(Hall of Fame)

Kiran BhogalHill Dickinson LLP

The healthcare team at Hill Dickinson LLP works across offices in London, Manchester, Leeds, and Liverpool. Providing a full-service offer, the team is primarily known for its work on the NHS Resolution panel, as well as advising NHS Trusts and private healthcare providers on major procurements, regulatory and governance advice, and inquests. Head of the health team Andrew Craggs specialises in complex clinical negligence claims. Head of the London team, the ‘measured, calm and reassuringKiran Bhogal is an expert in healthcare and public law, while Emma Stockwell leads on major public law, governance, and regulatory matters. Liverpool team leader Sharon Thomas is highly regarded for her work on mental health law. Additionally, Robert McGough and Joanna Trewin are key contacts in Leeds and Manchester, respectively.

London > Private client > Court of protection

Hill Dickinson LLP fields a national team that regularly works with NHS bodies and other private sector organisations on a whole host of complex matters. It is adept at advising on cases that involve the Mental Health Act 1983, Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Children Act.  It frequently advises on key medical treatment cases such as deprivation of liberty authorisations, best interests decisions and community care packages. London-based Kiran Bhogal is recommended.