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Emma Stockwell

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Hill Dickinson LLP

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Health practice group.


A partner in the health team who advises on all aspects of healthcare law, Emma’s particular expertise is in corporate governance, primary care commissioning and regulation, information governance, inquests and judicial review.

Emma has many years’ experience in working for public sector organisations in the health and social care field, predominantly within the NHS, as well as national regulators such as the Care Quality Commission and other national bodies such as Health Education England.Emma represents clients at inquests and in judicial review proceedings often involving public consultation and service transformation issues.

One of Emma’s particular specialisms is corporate governance. She advises clients on their powers and duties and has assisted foundation trusts and CCGs in drafting and applying their constitutions and standing orders. Emma also advises on commissioning issues and the regulation of primary care practitioners, undertaking work for NHS England and CCGs on all performance and contractual matters.

Emma completed her law degree at the University of Leicester and subsequently studied at the College of Law in York. During her studies, Emma spent a year in Strasbourg studying law at Strasbourg University and whilst there worked at the European Parliament assisting a numbers of MEPs.


Trained Hill Dickinson; qualified 2002; solicitor 2002-06; associate 2006-2010; partner 2010.


French - basic


The Law Society.


Leicester University (1999 Law, French Language and French Law 2(1)); College of Law, York (2000 Legal Practice Course).


Walking, skiing, scuba diving, travel.

London: Public sector

Administrative and public law

Within: Administrative and public law

Emma Stockwell and Kiran Bhogal  head the teams at Hill Dickinson LLP that are situated across Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds and London and they are both especially experienced in assisting health sector clients. David Hill, who is a director in the London office, has impressive NHS-focused expertise - his current work includes assisting on the NHS statutory framework and working with NHS England on the development of its commissioning policy and proposals for legislative change. In other work it acted for a Clinical Commissioning Group in relation to its new model of care for the community and out of hospital services. The team has expanded with new hires from Capsticks LLP and DAC Beachcroft LLP.

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