London . England . Wales

Telephone: 0845 652 0451 

Nursing Law Barristers specialise in all areas of nursing and midwifery law and professional regulation.

We provide legal advice and representation to nurses and midwives, health visitors, nursing specialists, NVQ care assistants, solicitors, lawyers, public bodies, companies, other professionals, and members of the public. We also undertake direct access work at competitive rates.

Our work includes:

  • Fitness to practise (competence, misconduct, performance), ill-health, and interim suspension cases before the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

  • Protection of Children Act (POCA) and Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) Referrals and Appeals to the Care Standards Tribunal (CST)

  • Criminal matters related to medical practice, unlawful killings, causation issues, assault, indecent assault, neglect

  • Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury - both claimant and defence work

  • Coroner's Inquests and Public Inquiries

  • High Court applications: consent; advance directives; capacity; withdrawal of treatment; advice to relatives, patients, hospitals; Capacity Act issues; Medical Law and Ethics generally,

  • Professional Negligence, obstetrics and gynaecology, all nursing specialities, nurse prescribing, management and policy

  • Care Standards Tribunal (CST)

  • Mental Health Law

  • Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI), Care Home closures and registrations, standards and protocols,

  • Employment advice

  • Teaching and lecturing services

Contact barrister Lee Gledhill on 0845 652 0451 for a no obligation chat.


Barristers are regulated by the General Council of the Bar.