We are looking for a trainee solicitor to join our firm. Our preference would be one who has their LPC qualification.

Our firm was set up over 25 years .  We have a number of “seats” but subject to compliance with the Law Society requirements we have need of someone who will work in our niche regulation [ specifically medical] and health law under the senior litigation partner Paul Grant. We are mainly defence lawyers working in the main medical regulatory bodies to include the GMC/GDC and HCPC as well as the non-statutory bodies.  They will be thoroughly trained and expected to handle files  after suitable training but under supervision and assisting the two litigation partners in this area of work and other areas of litigation to include property and commercial  litigation. If the candidate works out well there will be an ongoing position for them in this department after qualification as a solicitor. Salary commensurate with  current levels

Our office located in North West  London [ Finchley Central]  is now open and the candidate would be expected mainly for training and supervision purposes subject to ongoing Government legislation to attend our offices daily. Standard PPE equipment is available  and distancing is observed within the office

Please contact Paul Grant in the first place sending your cv and contact details. His email is

ARDL Webinar: An Inquiry for Inquiry’s Sake?

Speakers: Jeremy Hyam QC and Rajkiran Barhey (1 Crown Office Row)

Chair: Daniel Machover (Hickman and Rose)

Date: Monday 13th July

Seminar Start time: 18:00

This seminar, will take place remotely on an appropriate platform. Those signing up will be provided with a link in advance of the seminar. Please note that the seminar is open to members only and you are asked to confirm that you are a member before joining the event.

The ARDL membership page is


Jeremy Hyam QC and Rajkiran Barhey debate the effectiveness of a public inquiry in response to COVID-19.

They will consider what an potential public inquiry could achieve, its advantages over other processes, possible approaches to scope, the timing of an inquiry and how a future inquiry could be designed.


Jeremy Hyam QC

Year of call: 1995

Year of silk: 2016

Jeremy Hyam QC has a wide practice in medical-related public law, professional discipline and public inquiries. He was instructed in respect of judicial review proceedings which led to the setting up of the Mid Staffordshire Public Inquiry, and was subsequently lead counsel for a key core participant throughout that Inquiry. He is currently acting on behalf of leading consultant Haematologist and medical director in the Infected Blood Inquiry.

He is Editor of the 1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review (QMLR).

He was named one of The Lawyer’s Hot 100 in 2019. Jeremy is ranked as a leading silk in Chambers and Partners and in the Legal 500.

“Careful, measured, cerebral and great on the papers. He’s quick to turn advice and submissions around. Having Jeremy on your side in a technical argument is a real asset.” (Chambers & Partners 2020)

“He is very approachable, accessible and really listens to his clients. He is very thorough and really understands the bigger picture and the broader nature of a case.” (Chambers & Partners 2020)

‘He has an enormous grasp of the law; his written pleadings and arguments are thorough. ’ (Legal 500 2019)

“Jeremy is a smooth operator in court.” “He is clever, sees all the angles and is reasonable. He will tell you if an argument won’t fly.” (Chambers & Partners 2018)

Rajkiran Barhey

Year of call:2017

Rajkiran (Kiran) accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work and is developing a broad practice, particularly in clinical negligence, personal injury, inquests, tax, environmental and planning law, immigration, public law and human rights. Kiran joined Chambers as a tenant in September 2018 following successful completion of a 12-month pupillage.

She has a wide range of advocacy experience, both led and unled, having appeared in the County Court, in the Coroners’ Courts, in the First-tier and Upper Tribunals, in a planning inquiry, and in the Employment Tribunal.

Kiran has been instructed on the Grenfell Tower Inquiry since 2018, working on the investigation into the performance of the lifts on the night of the fire. She is working with the appointed expert and counsel team.

Editor-in-Chief for the 1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review (QMLR)