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RadcliffesLeBrasseur

85 FLEET STREET, LONDON, EC4Y 1AE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7222 7040
Fax:
Fax 020 7222 6208
Email:
Web:
www.rlb-law.com
Cardiff, Leeds, London
RadcliffesLeBrasseur, Alexandra Johnstone, London, ENGLAND

Alexandra Johnstone

Tel:
Work 020 7227 7283
Email:
Web:
www.rlb-law.com
RadcliffesLeBrasseur

Work Department

Healthcare

Position

Alexandra is a Partner in the Healthcare department, advising and representing healthcare bodies and professionals. As a skilled advocate, she has represented a large number of care homes and mental health hospitals at inquests. She has also been involved in a number of inquests relating to prison deaths.

She has considerable experience advising on protocols and policies in the healthcare sector, particularly those raising issues of human rights and medical ethics. She is regularly asked to advise on a range of mental health issues including unlawful detention claims. Alexandra has a particular interest in issues relating to mental capacity and treatment decisions concerning child and adult patients. She has often advised in Court of Protection cases, including defending challenges to DoLS authorisations brought by residents of care homes.

Career

Alexandra has had over 20 years' experience of working as a Solicitor in the field of Healthcare law.  She has also taught undergraduate medical students.

Member

Medico-Legal Society

Education

LLB (Hons) UCL and MA in Medical Law and Ethics (Distinction), Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, King's College London.

Leisure

Theatre, jazz and exploring visual arts.

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