Our team defends clinical negligence claims, covers professional regulation and provides commercial advice in relation to contracts. We understand the unique stresses and high stakes that are involved in healthcare, which is why our team is dedicated to this sector. It enables them to operate at the cutting edge of a dynamic area of law and to fully understand its intricacies.
“An excellent and well-respected law firm with a very high reputation. The firm is excellent to work with, and there is nothing that amounts to a weakness from my experience working with them.” – Chambers UK, 2022
Areas of Expertise
Clinical Negligence Claims
Professional Negligence Claims
Regulatory Complaints and Investigations
Practice Based Complaints
Criminal Investigations and Clinical Crime
Internal Hospital Disciplinary Investigations
Fitness to Practise proceedings
Defended numerous Doctors in Fitness to Practise proceedings before the GMC and Medical Council (Ireland).
Defended numerous clinical negligence actions against healthcare professionals before the Courts.
"In my opinion there are no law firms in Northern Ireland who provide a better service in this area of legal practice."
Appeared on behalf of the NISCC at numerous Conduct Committees.
"Tughans is one of the main medical defence bodies and you can respect their work."