Dorothy Flower > RPC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

RPC
TOWER BRIDGE HOUSE
ST KATHARINE'S WAY
LONDON
E1W 1AA
England

Work Department

Medical.

Position

Partner specialising in clinical negligence claims, health law advice and representation, and clinical trials. One of the leading medical malpractice lawyers in the UK, Dorothy heads up RPC’s Medical/Life Sciences team.

Dorothy acts for a variety of medical malpractice insurers, private hospitals, clinics and other healthcare organisations, and individual healthcare practitioners in the defence of a wide range of claims. She has particular expertise in reproductive healthcare, including infertility and an interest in psychiatric cases and in human rights. Dorothy advises on all aspects of medical law, including regulation and inquests, and has expertise in clinical trials and pharmaceuticals.

Career

Trained Reynolds Porter Chamberlain; qualified 1992; partner 1999.

Education

Honor Oak Grammar School; Exeter University (1989 LLB Hons).

Leisure

Dancing; gardening; walking; opera; theatre; books.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Product liability: defendant

(Leading individuals)

Dorothy FlowerRPC

London > Industry focus > Life sciences and healthcare

(Leading individuals)

Dorothy FlowerRPC

London > Insurance > Clinical negligence: defendant

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Dorothy FlowerRPC

Dorothy Flower leads the medical and life sciences team at RPC. The team has experience defending group action claims, as well as those with cross-jurisdictional elements. It also has a reputation for its insurance expertise. The firm advises its clients on cases involving alleged negligence in reproductive healthcare and fertility services; the clinical trial and pharmaceutical industry; the incorrect administration of medication; mental health and psychiatric injury cases; and the duty of care owed in various facilities during the Covid-19 pandemic’s height. In particular, the team has recently defended a novel case involving a paediatric patients’ data leak, as well as acting on a high profile case concerning alleged failure to diagnose a premiership footballer’s knee injury.