Tina has the ability to navigate difficult issues delicately but confidently to bring out the best result.
Tina specialises in working with the public and regulatory sector, providing advice on a range of issues, including judicial review, appeals, regulatory advice, civil and Court of Protection litigation.
Main areas of practice
Tina’s primary areas of expertise are:
- High Court and Court of Appeal challenges
- Judicial reviews
- Personal injury and clinical negligence claims
- Court of Protection
- Powers and duties of regulators, health bodies and local authorities within the health and social spheres.
Tina’s clients include:
- National and local government
- Local and national NHS bodies
- Private health and care providers
- National regulators
Tina joined Blake Morgan’s predecessor firm, Morgan Cole, as a trainee solicitor in 2000, qualifying in 2002.
- Success in the Court of Appeal, obtaining a judgment on the court's discretion to allow appeals out of time, which has wide application to professional regulators.
- Seven month secondment to a national regulator to work as an integral part of the client team tasked with implementing a significant change in legislation.
- Obtaining judgment in the Court of Appeal in a high value personal injury case preventing the extension of the duty of care placed on landowners and highways authorities to maintain land adjacent to the highway.
- Urgent application to the High Court under its Court of Protection jurisdiction on behalf of the NHS for a best interests' decision relating to force feeding.
- Successful defence to trial of a clinical negligence claim against a GP relating to a missed diagnosis of meningitis.
Representation of the NHS, national government and private health and care providers at inquests and any subsequent civil claims.
Insights by Tina
When lodging a statutory appeal, you need to be aware of the time limits and when extensions may apply. Following our article on 14 December 2022 on the Court of...Read More
A purposive approach to interim orders was used in Kuzmin v General Medical Council (GMC). What is the benefit of this approach? This is a method used by judges to...Read More