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Kiran Bhogal

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Hill Dickinson LLP

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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

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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Within: Leading individuals

Kiran Bhogal - Hill Dickinson LLP

Within: Healthcare

Hill Dickinson LLP's¬†sizeable team continues to make its mark in the healthcare sector and is regularly called on by numerous NHS and private sector clients, the team's expertise lies in complex and contentious cases, inquests and judicial review proceedings. Practice head Kiran Bhogal¬† is ‚Äėparticularly good at finding pragmatic solutions to clients‚Äô problems‚Äô and is singled out as a leading expert in complex inquests, Court of Protection cases and mental health issues; she has represented a CCG in Supreme Court proceedings raising the fundamental issue as to the dividing line between the Court of Protection (COP) and the Administrative Court. Emma Galland¬†¬†‚Äėan accomplished solicitor advocate and gives the team real depth‚Äô has a private healthcare focus and also acts in inquests; she is currently advising a healthcare professional at the inquest into the death of a young child who died following the administration of an overdose of anti-seizure medication. Sarah Brooke¬†is also recommended for commercial healthcare work Robert McGough¬†joined in August 2017 from¬†Capsticks LLP¬†¬†¬†and co-heads the Leeds office with Mike McKenna¬†.

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