- Solicitor, Medical Negligence

Alison Hills | Solicitor, Medical Negligence | Simpson Millar LLP - London
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Based in: London

Expertise:

Medical Negligence

Career:

Alison is a Solicitor in the medical negligence team in London.

Alison qualified as a Solicitor in 2012. She has achieved Law Society accreditation for mental health and is therefore able to advise and represent patients subject to the provisions of the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended 2007). She is also currently working towards Law Society accreditation for mental capacity (welfare) matters in addition to her civil higher rights of audience.

Alison has dealt with a wide variety of clinical negligence matters. This has included cases involving delayed cancer diagnosis, to ophthalmic injury resulting in permanent loss of vision, to care home negligence (including systematic abuse) and negligent orthopaedic surgery resulting in CRPS up to a value of £1m. She has also assisted on higher value, complex matters involving hypoxic brain injury and cerebral palsy.

In addition to this, Alison has developed an expertise in cases involving both elements of clinical negligence and mental health. This has included cases involving failed community care resulting in attempted suicide. She has also dealt with some highly complex matters involving homicide enquiries and elements of public law.

Interests:

In her spare time, Alison is a keen ski racer. She is part of the British Masters Team and achieved 5th place overall in the Masters World Cup rankings for her age group last season.

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