Ian Gardiner > Hill Dickinson LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Hill Dickinson LLP
50 FOUNTAIN STREET
MANCHESTER
M2 2AS
England

Work Department

Health services team, health litigation.

Position

Training with the firm and then qualifying in 1999 before becoming a partner in 2003, Ian specialises in defending clinical negligence and employers’ liability/public liability claims (EL/PL) in the NHS setting. He also advises on most other healthcare issues and manages the Manchester health litigation team.

A nominated partner for clinical negligence and EL/PL claims for the NHS Litigation Authority, ian also lectures widely to clients on health litigation topics.

Career

Trained Hill Dickinson 1997-99, qualified 1999, solicitor Hill Dickinson 1999-2003, partner 2003.

Languages

French - basic

Memberships

Law Society.

Education

Ilkley Grammar School (1986-1991); Durham University (1994 LLB Hons); College of Law, York (1995 LPC).

Leisure

Most sports (particularly football), gym, fell walking.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Insurance > Clinical negligence: defendant

Hill Dickinson LLP‘s clinical negligence defence team enjoys an excellent reputation, holding places on a number major national healthcare panels such as the Medical Protection Society and NHS Resolution. The group also acts for a significant number of NHS Trusts throughout the country. The ‘dynamic and astute’ Andrew Craggs and Ian Gardiner jointly lead the department, while other key team members include Richard Watson, David Locke, Mike McKenna, Philip Bradbury and Andrew Leslie. Joanne Hughes was promoted to partner in May 2018.