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Members of Chambers regularly contribute to the leading practitioner and academic texts in their fields of practice. We edit the leading series of law reports in the Clinical Negligence & Healthcare, Inquests and Professional Discipline & Regulatory fields. Here is a selection of recent publications by members of Serjeants’ Inn:

Medical Treatment: Decisions and the Law

Fourth edition, edited by Christopher Johnston KC and Sophia Roper KC, with chapters authored by a team of 27 barristers at Serjeants’ Inn Chambers and published by Bloomsbury Professional in 2022.

Medical Treatment: Decisions and the Law covers an increasingly important area of law, seeking to place medical decision-making in its context and to provide practical guidance to the solution of many problems likely to be encountered in practice.

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Law Reports


Eloise Power co-edits and co-authors Lessons from Medicolegal Cases in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Eloise Power co-edits and co-authors ,Lessons from Medicolegal Cases in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, with Swati Jha, a leading urogynaecologist. Published by Cambridge University Press, this book aims at improving this clinical practice by increasing awareness of past cases and their implications.

Eloise is the author of detailed legal commentaries throughout the book, together with a chapter giving an overview of clinical negligence law.

To find out more information and purchase Lessons from Medicolegal Cases in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, click here.

Medical Treatment: Decisions and the Law (4th Edition, Bloomsbury Professional, 2022)

Fourth edition, edited by Christopher Johnston KC and Sophia Roper KC.

Co-authored by James Berry, Louisa Brown, Neil Davy KC, Bridget Dolan KC, Elizabeth Fox, Rachael Gourley, Rhys Hadden, Caroline Hallissey, Clare Hennessy, Michael Horne KC, Nageena Khalique KC, David Lawson, Jemma Lee, Jamie Mathieson, Frances McClenaghan, Angus Moon KC, Michael Mylonas KC, Debra Powell KC, Susanna Rickard, Anthony Searle, Sarah Simcock, Emma Sutton KC, George Thomas, Anna Tkaczynska, Michael Walsh, Claire Watson KC and Oliver Williamson.

Insider Dealing: Law and Practice (Oxford 2013)

Sarah Clarke

Medical Law: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2013)

Charles Foster

Principles of Medical Law (Kennedy & Grubb, 3rd Edition, Oxford, 2010)

Jonathan Holl-Allen (contributor)

Police Misconduct, Complaints and the Public Regulation (Oxford, 2009)

John Beggs QC (co-author)

Choosing Life, choosing Death: The Tyranny of Autonomy in Medical Law and Ethics (Hart, 2009)

Charles Foster

Medical mistakes (Claerhout Law Publishers, 2008)

Charles Foster (Editor)

Blackstone’s Guide to the Care Standards Act 2000 (Oxford, 2003)

Paul Spencer (co-author)

The Law of Consent to Medical Treatment (Sweet & Maxwell, 2002)

Andrew Hockton

Commercial Judicial Review (Sweet & Maxwell, 2000)

Paul Spencer (contributor)