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Claire Raftery

Senior Associate

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Claire Raftery

Senior Associate

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Claire Raftery

Senior Associate

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Claire is a dual-qualified solicitor who practises in Scotland, England and Wales. She specialises in regulatory and disciplinary matters.

Claire acts extensively for healthcare professionals, particularly doctors and dentists, before their regulators including the General Medical Council and the General Dental Council. She appears on behalf of practitioners at all stages of fitness to practise proceedings, local disciplinary proceedings and fatal accident inquiries. Claire has experience representing doctors and dentists in criminal matters, inquests, appeals, injunctive relief litigation and judicial reviews.

Claire also represents teachers before the General Teaching Council of Scotland assisting them at all stages of their proceedings.

Claire is experienced in representing practitioners in clinical negligence claims and has dealt with claims of varying complexity and value.

Claire defends medical product actions including trans-vaginal mesh and metal on metal hip implant cases. She is also involved in public inquiry work.

Expérience
  • Represents doctors, dentists, nurses and other healthcare professionals in regulatory hearings
  • Represents teachers before the General Teaching Council for Scotland
  • Represents a global manufacturer of transvaginal mesh and tape implants in over 300 claims in the Court of Session
  • Acting on behalf of insurance companies and medical defence organisations to represent their insureds/members in clinical negligence claims
  • Involved in advising a core participant in the Scotland Child Abuse Inquiry
  • Acting for a manufacturer of metal on metal hip implants in a number of claims brought in Scotland

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Expertise

Claire specialises healthcare defence work. Her practice focuses on regulatory matters, product liability and medical claims. Claire is a dual-qualified solicitor able to practice in Scotland, England and Wales.

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