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Simon Cheverst promoted to Associate Solicitor

Solicitor Simon Cheverst has been promoted to Associate Solicitor at law firm RadcliffesLeBrasseur.

Simon joined the firm as a solicitor in 2014 and has considerable experience in health and social care law with a specific emphasis upon mental health, incapacity and public law. Prior to his appointment as a solicitor he worked for three years at another national firm advising the NHS. He trained at a Community Law Centre in 2009 before which he spent two years working as Legislation & Rights Manager for a national mental health charity, and prior to that as a paralegal representing patient’s detained in psychiatric hospitals and families involved in child care proceedings from 2004.

Simon represents care agencies across the public and private sectors including both commissioners and providers. He has represented clients on matters of serious medical treatment in the Court of Protection and has successfully defended habeas corpus proceedings in relation to psychiatric patients. Simon is also an experienced advocate in the Coroner’s Court and undertakes defendant-based claims work.

Commenting on the appointment, Simon Cheverst said “the healthcare team at RadcliffesLeBrasseur is recognised as a leader in its field, and I am very proud to work under the guidance of such a reputable firm and to represent exceptional clients who are committed to the delivery of an ever-improving healthcare service.”

Andrew Parsons, Head of Mental Health and Care Homes at the firm, comments “congratulations to Simon on his promotion, which reflects his growing contribution to our clients. This reflects the growing specialist practice at RadcliffesLeBrasseur covering the legal aspects of the operations of healthcare and social care providers, particularly in relation to advice concerning the Care Quality Commission and regulation generally.”

RadcliffesLeBrasseur enjoys a national reputation for first-rate legal services across the health and social care sector. Around 20 partners specialise in healthcare law and RadcliffesLeBrasseur is one of the country’s leading medico-legal practices. Clients include independent healthcare providers, NHS Trusts and other NHS bodies, medical equipment manufacturers, medical insurers, medical charities and medical defence organisations.

For more information about this appointment, please contact:

Andrew Parsons

T. 020 7222 7040