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Rachel Crean - Partner & Healthcare Solicitor in London - VWV Solicitors


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Partner & Healthcare Solicitor in London

How Can Rachel Help You?

Rachel is a Partner in our Commercial Litigation team at our London office. Prior to Lockharts joining VWV in January 2017, Rachel led the dispute resolution department at Lockharts Solicitors. Rachel trained at a niche healthcare law firm and, since qualification, has specialised in healthcare related litigation and dispute resolution, with a focus on primary care.

Rachel has experience of civil litigation, judicial review, procurement disputes, NHS dispute resolution via NHS Resolution fitness to practise proceedings (including GMC, GDC, GCC, NMC), performers list proceedings in the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) and appeals against CQC decisions in the FTT.

Rachel advises on a broad range of contentious healthcare related matters, including:

  • commercial dispute resolution
  • partnership disputes
  • primary care contracting, including medical, dental and ophthalmic contracts and Terms of Service for pharmacists
  • judicial review
  • fitness to practise proceedings
  • performers list matters
  • disputes relating to clinical training and qualification
  • action taken by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and CQC processes
  • debt recovery
  • complaints handling
  • premises disputes
  • procurement disputes

Meeting Your Needs

Rachel has 15 years of experience of advising clients regarding commercial disputes and healthcare related legal matters. Rachel takes a pragmatic and commercial approach to cases, remaining focussed on her clients’ goals at all times.

What Others Say

"Rachel Crean is a class act and an excellent litigator." - Legal 500 2024

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Outside of work, Rachel is a keen marathon runner.