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Weightmans LLP

ST PHILIPS POINT, TEMPLE ROW, BIRMINGHAM, B2 5AF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 632 6100
Fax:
Fax 0121 632 5410
DX:
13035 BIRMINGHAM 1
Email:
Web:
www.weightmans.com
Weightmans LLP, Tim Lang, Birmingham, ENGLAND

Tim Lang

Tel:
Work 0121 200 8111
Email:
Weightmans LLP

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Commercial director and employment partner. Acts for a wide and diverse range of clients from the NHS and Local Authorities to FTSE 100 companies and National Healthcare Regulatory bodies such as the General Medical Council (GMC), General Teaching Council (GTC) and the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence (CHRE). Firm’s client partner to many of its largest commercial clients including The Royal Mail Group, Whitbread Plc, Nuffield Hospitals, Tragus Plc, Pizza Hut (UK), Leicester City Council and the CHRE. Long history of working on behalf of the NHS, private healthcare bodies and healthcare regulators. Has been lead employment partner to the Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Nuffield Hospitals, BUPA, the George Elliot NHS Trust and North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust. Has also investigated and presented cases on behalf of the GMC and GTC and is the firm’s leading advisor to the CHRE, the ‘super’ healthcare regulator brought in to existence as a result of the Shipman enquiry. Experienced in all areas of employment and professional regulatory work with particular specialist expertise in the DPA, FOIA, whistleblowing, disciplinary issues and discrimination.

Career

Trained Crown Prosecution Service and Mills & Reeve; qualified 1994; partner Weightmans 2003 to date, commercial director May 2013.

Languages

Conversational Portuguese.

Member

ARDL; ELA; Institute of Directors (West Midlands committee member); Birmingham Law Society; Health and Safety Lawyers’ Association; Disciplinary Lawyers’ Association.

Education

St Edmunds School, Canterbury; Dartmouth College, USA; Edinburgh University; American Graduate School of International Management (MBA); UCE (CPE; LSF).

Leisure

Tennis (former world-ranked tennis player), family, governor of Dr Radcliffe’s School.

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