Richard Jolly > Weightmans LLP > Liverpool, England > Lawyer Profile
Weightmans LLP Offices
100 OLD HALL STREET
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Weightmans LLP is best known for handling complex and high value cases for NHS Resolution and its trust clients. The team has particular expertise in organ transplant and blood donor cases, group claims, claims against ambulance services and the former NHS Direct as well as other telephone triage systems. Richard Jolly and Vicky Morris are the main contacts. Ian Critchley was promoted to partner in May 2018.
Weightmans LLP continues to advise on a wide range of welfare, health, property and affairs matters for a large number of local authorities, NHS trusts and private health and social care providers. The team advises a broad range of these public sector organisations in matters ranging from mental capacity issues and mental health matters through to best interests assessments, health, welfare and property matters. Simon Goacher, Richard Jolly and Tony Yeaman are the names to note.
Weightmans LLP is widely respected for healthcare-related disciplinary issues; the team regularly acts for medical defence organisations, assists with complex cases before the GMC and GDC, and has significant involvement in NHS Performers List and Health Service Ombudsman work. The firm also has a robust barrister conduct practice. In Liverpool, Richard Jolly is the healthcare advisory head, and Mickaela Fox and Emlyn Williams are also key advisers. The other names to note are James Rowley and Michelle Garlick in Manchester, and – in the London office – Tim Lang, Robert Crossingham, Simon Turner, consultant John Mitchell and barrister David Reddington. Patrick Gaul retired from the practice.
Weightmans LLP provides ‘crucial support‘ to public bodies spread across local government, healthcare and the emergency services, and has been active oin a high number of complex and highly publicised judicial review cases and public inquiries. As an example, the practice is currently acting on behalf of NHS Blood and Transplant in public inquiry to examine why thousands of patients were given infected blood and infected blood products in the 1970s and 1980s. Richard Jolly, Emlyn Williams and Rachel Kneale jointly lead the national group.
- Clinical negligence: defendant - North West > Insurance
- Leading individuals - North West > Public sector > Health
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Insurance > Clinical negligence: defendant
- Dispute resolution > Debt recovery
- Public sector > Education
- Human resources > Employment
- Private client > Family
- Public sector > Health
- Human resources > Health and safety
- Insurance > Personal injury: defendant
- Insurance > Professional negligence
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Liverpool
- Real estate > Commercial property: Liverpool
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Liverpool
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax
- Corporate and commercial > EU and competition
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms
- Public sector > Local government
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Media and entertainment
- Human resources > Pensions
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate
- Real estate > Planning and environment
- Real estate > Social housing
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Manchester
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Manchester
- Real estate > Property litigation
- Finance > Banking and finance
- Real estate > Commercial property: Manchester
- Real estate > Construction