Cecily White

Call 2011

Cecily White | Call 2011

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Cecily has drafted pleadings and advices in a wide range of clinical negligence cases on behalf of claimants and defendants. She attends interlocutory hearings and trials and frequently advises on tactics, quantum and settlement.

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare

Cecily White and Paul Spencer discuss Duty of Candour and Inquests at Duty of Candour: the ramifications

Solicitors’ Journal Rising Star award-winner 2016 (Highly Commended)

experience & Expertise

Cecily has experience of claims involving cosmetic surgery, delays in diagnosis and misdiagnosis, orthopaedic and gastrointestinal injuries, medication errors, fertility treatment, neonatal injury and still birth, fatal accidents and psychiatric illness. She is familiar with complex issues of liability and causation and advising on Part 36 offers.

Led work has included cerebral palsy claims on behalf of claimants and defendants (led by Angus Moon QC and John de Bono QC).

Cecily has advised Trusts on discrete legal questions ranging from privilege and information sharing to indemnity and clinical commissioning under the Health & Social Care Act 2012.

Relatedly Cecily has acted on behalf of families, hospital trusts and medical professionals in inquests, disciplinary proceedings and Court of Protection cases where the standard of medical treatment is in issue.