Rachel Galloway#1641

Rachel Galloway

Rachel practises in the fields of clinical negligence, personal injury and coronial law. She is based at Kings Chambers in Manchester. Rachel undertakes all aspects of clinical negligence work. She has particular experience in obstetrics and gynaecology, surgery (including cardiothoracic surgery, orthopaedic surgery, bariatric surgery and numerous other forms of surgery), dental claims, deaths in care/nursing homes, claims involving the delayed diagnosis of cancer and claims against General Practitioners. Rachel has a particular interest in wrongful conception and wrongful birth claims. Rachel also has experience of claims in the mental health context and negligence/breach of Article 2 in the context of suicide. Further, she is frequently instructed in prison inquests on behalf of the Ministry of Justice. Rachel has extensive knowledge of Coronial Law in the medical context. She has experience in representing family members, medical professionals, private healthcare providers and the ambulance services. Rachel has been instructed in a large number of lengthy Article 2 inquests and has extensive experience of cross-examining medical experts within this context.
Contributed to


Wrongful conception, pregnancy and birth
Wrongful conception, pregnancy and birth
Practice notes

This Practice Note covers unwanted pregnancy in the context of negligently performed sterilisation procedures and failures to pick up foetal abnormalities during pregnancy.

Practice Area


  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 2004


  • Appointed to Attorney General's Provincial Panel November 2012
  • Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
  • Northern Circuit
  • North-Eastern Circuit
  • Personal Injuries Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association


  • Cambridge University (Christ's College)
  • BVC: MA (Cantab) - Law (2:1)
  • (ICSL London): Very Competent

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