Sarah Fraser Butlin#1591

Sarah Fraser Butlin

Sarah is an experienced Clinical Negligence barrister dealing with the full range of matters, including acting as a junior in several birth accident claims. Sarah has a particular interest in the intersection between clinical negligence and human rights claims and has been involved in several successful claims involving Article 2 and 8 rights. She has written extensively and is currently a sub-editor of Kemp and Kemp. In addition to her clinical negligence practice, Sarah is an employment and discrimination practitioner and is recommended in Chambers and Partners 2014. She is an Affiliated Lecturer in Labour Law at the University of Cambridge.
Contributed to

2

Identifying the correct defendant in clinical negligence claims
Identifying the correct defendant in clinical negligence claims
Practice notes

The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide some guidance on identifying the correct defendant in clinical negligence claims, particularly in the context of organisation of the NHS. It covers CCGs, NICE, NHSBT, PALS, GMC, BMA, Medical Defence Organisations, and NHS Resolution. It also discusses challenges faced and other issues like third parties paying for treatment and non-delegable duties.

Loss of a chance and foreseeability of damage in clinical negligence claims
Loss of a chance and foreseeability of damage in clinical negligence claims
Practice notes

This Practice Note deals with remoteness and foreseeability, failure to treat/loss of chance, failure to warn, failure to act, subsequent negligence, contributory negligence, foreseeability of harm and the rule that a tortfeasor must take his victim as he finds him.

Practice Area

Panel

  • Contributing Author

If you expected to see yourself on this page, click here.