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Andrew Parsons

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Andrew specialises in medical law and all areas of health and social care law. He acts for a large number of private sector healthcare providers, care home operators and the NHS. Andrew regularly advises on care home law, mental health law, public law and judicial review and all operational legal issues that affect health and social care providers. He has been involved in many important mental health cases in recent years and is seen as a leading practitioner in this field. Andrew has extensive advocacy experience, including attending inquests on behalf of healthcare clients, and has significant experience in the Court of Protection. Andrew acts as an adviser on regulatory matters involving the CQC and the HSE/police. Andrew is a regular lecturer and contributor of articles to the health and legal press. He provides an educational programme to clients and others in the healthcare sector, especially relating to mental health, care homes and human rights.

London: Private client

Court of protection

Within: Court of protection

RadcliffesLeBrasseur's knowledgeable and approachable’ team includes the ‘very practical’ Andrew Parsons and ‘highly competent’ Jonathan Shankland. The team has been involved in a number of high-profile cases and vulnerable person matters for both private clients and institutional clients.

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London: Public sector


Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Parsons - RadcliffesLeBrasseur

Within: Healthcare

RadcliffesLeBrasseur ’s expertise spans inquests, Court of Protection proceedings, Care Quality Commission regulatory work, and mental health law. Andrew Parsons  ‘has great judgment and gives advice that is ‘spot on’ when clients are really in trouble’; he has represented Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust in a judicial review before the Senior Coroner for Westminster on a case concerning a fatal overdose of a mental health patient on Trust premises. Alexandra Johnstone  is known for her in-depth knowledge of mental health law and handles inquests for a number of care homes and mental health hospitals. Recently promoted partner Marianne Frall is ‘first-rate’ and currently advices Central & North West London NHS on a number of matters relating to the Grenfell Tower fire. Julia Appleton  focuses on matters relating to consent, confidentiality and mental health. Graeme Irvine joined in September 2017 from an in-house position at the Royal College of Nursing and is also name to note.

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