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, NHS dispute resolution in the Family Health Services Appeal Unit (FHSAU), 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:
Rachel has almost ten 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.
Outside of work, Rachel is a keen marathon runner.