Nicole O’Reilly

Senior Legal Officer

85 Fleet Street
London EC4Y 1AE

Tel: 020 7227 7462
Email: Nicole.O'Reilly@rlb-law.com
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Nicole is a Senior Legal Officer in our Healthcare Providers team.

Nicole joined the firm in September 2019, having worked in-house at the Royal College of Nursing for 5 years as a Senior Legal Officer.

Areas of Expertise

Nicole’s work has ranged from advice and advocacy for registered healthcare professionals in respect of fitness to practise investigations before their respective regulators, including the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the Health and Care Professions Council, and before the Coroner during Inquests matters. She has advised on the duty of confidentiality, the Mental Health Act, the Mental Capacity Act and Trust disciplinary matters. In addition, she has gained experience of prosecutions brought by the Health and Safety Executive.

Nicole also has experience of public law matters, including challenges to Disclosure and Barring Service decisions and appeals to either the Upper Tribunal or by Judicial Review.

Nicole is a keen advocate and has provided seminars on discrete matters such as confidentiality, consent and accountability in healthcare.