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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.

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London > Public sector > Healthcare

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Andrew ParsonsWeightmans LLP

Following a merger with Weightmans LLP, the healthcare team at Weightmans LLP has significantly bolstered its offering, with a strong national presence across nine offices. The team has expertise handling public inquiries, acting for the NHS in a number of high profile matters, including the infected blood inquiry. As well as this, the firm is known for a strong GP practice, led by Edwina Farrell, and its handling of more niche commercial work around procurements, FT constitutions and reconfiguration of services. Richard Jolly is the national head of healthcare and is the client partner for a number of NHS Trusts. Rachel Kneale specialises in handling clinical negligence claims of the highest value, including obstetric, neurological and other catastrophic injuries. From the Radcliffes side, Andrew Parsons has joined as a senior partner, specialising in health and social care law and regularly advising public and private bodies on care homes law, mental health law and judicial reviews.