Rachel specialises in healthcare and regulatory law.
Her expertise in this area includes representing healthcare professionals who are subject to fitness to practise investigations and proceedings brought by their professional regulator.
Rachel also advises individuals and businesses in relation to the rules governing NHS market entry (including appeals to the NHS Litigation Authority), and the regulatory aspects of the purchase and sale of pharmacy businesses.
Other examples of her work include representing healthcare professionals in relation to inquests, judicial reviews, criminal investigations and prosecutions for NHS fraud.
Her clients include pharmacists, pharmacy owners and GPs.
Rachel also has expertise in advising clients in relation investigations and prosecutions brought by other regulators such as the Health and Safety Executive, the Environment Agency and Trading Standards.
Rachel is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Advising Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd in connection with the sale of their pharmacies to Lloyds Pharmacy Limited (owned by Celesio AG) for the sum of £125 million
- Acting for a pharmacist under investigation by the police and the NHS Business Services Authority for NHS fraud, and in relation to associated fitness to practise proceedings brought by both the General Pharmaceutical Council and NHS England
- Acting for a number of pharmacists facing criminal and professional disciplinary proceedings following the broadcast of the BBC’s Inside Out programme