Daniel Freeman

Daniel Freeman

Partner London, United Kingdom

Daniel is a partner based in our London Office who has a broad practice advising both private insurers and NHS trusts on all aspects of healthcare law. He qualified in England and Wales, while at the firm, in 2009.

He has wide-ranging experience working for various medical malpractice insurers and NHS Resolution dealing with clinical negligence claims generally, defending general practitioners, plastic surgeons and orthopaedic surgeons. He was successful at trial in Brown v Rawes and Border v South London Healthcare NHS Trust.

Daniel also deals with complex, high-value clinical negligence litigation involving both child and adult neurological injury. He advises on limitation, end of life decisions, judicial reviews, consent and capacity to treatment, private and public investigations and mental health law.

He regularly lectures on clinical negligence law, mental health law and capacity issues.

Daniel is a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL).

Qualifications

  • Qualified in England and Wales in 2009

Daniel Freeman is a fabulous instructing solicitor. Efficient and incisive with great instinct in this field as to what the underlying healthcare provider requires from its legal team, whether that be the NHS or a private healthcare provider.

The Legal 500 UK 2020

Market recognition

  • Rising Star and Recommended Lawyer for 'Healthcare (London)'
    "Daniel Freeman is a fabulous instructing solicitor. Efficient and incisive with great instinct in this field as to what the underlying healthcare provider requires from its legal team, whether that be the NHS or a private healthcare provider."
    The Legal 500 UK 2019/20
  • Recommended Lawyer for 'Healthcare (London)'
    The Legal 500 UK 2018/19

Work highlights

  • Brown v Rawes
  • Border v South London Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Hayes (deceased) v South East Coast Ambulance Service
  • CGD v Barts Health NHS Trust
  • Independent Investigation into the Care and Treatment Provided on Tawel Fan Ward: a Lessons for Learning Report
Market recognition
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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2020

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2019

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    Rising Star

    The Legal 500 UK 2020