Law, Charlotte

Charlotte Law practises predominantly in the field of clinical negligence, dealing with cases of surgical and pharmaceutical negligence, dental negligence, misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis, inappropriate treatment and failure to obtain informed consent.

She also practises in the field of personal injury, acting for claimants and defendants in claims for severe injury arising from employer’s liability, public liability, product liability and road traffic.

Law has a special interest in military claims, attending inquests on behalf of the families of service personnel, advising on claims against the MoD arising from physical injury or death, and psychiatric injury (PTSD), and represents service personnel at trial and JSM.

She is particularly experienced in the area of Coronial Law, regularly attending inquests on behalf of families and other interested parties in cases of deaths in hospital, deaths in service of the armed forces, and deaths in the course of employment. She has in-depth knowledge of the application of Article 2 ECHR to inquest proceedings, both in relation to jurisdictional issues and its effect on the scope of inquiry.

Law also advises service personnel applying to the Armed Forces Compensation Authority for statutory compensation for injury or death in service. She advises on appeals to the Service Personnel and Veterans Agency and represents appellants on appeals to the Pensions Appeal Tribunal.

She also represents applicants before the Criminal Injuries Compensation Appeal Panel.

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This material was sourced from the Kings Chambers website.