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Judith Rogerson

Call:  2003


Judith Rogerson has a civil practice with a particular focus on cases involving healthcare professionals.

She has been instructed on behalf of patients, the NHSLA and individual medical practitioners in a wide range of cases arising out of allegations of clinical negligence. In addition to substantive arguments relating to liability and quantum, Judith has dealt with several claims involving complicated issues relating to limitation. She has considerable experience of the procedural and interlocutory matters that often arise in clinical negligence litigation.

She has represented NHS Trusts in judicial review proceedings, in claims seeking injunctive relief on behalf of hospital staff and in claims seeking declarations relating to the treatment of patients.

Judith has a good knowledge of a range of professional disciplinary tribunals. She has been instructed in cases involving a number of healthcare tribunals including the MPTS, GDC, NMC and HCPC as well as internal PCT disciplinary proceedings and fitness to practise proceedings involving medical students.

She frequently appears in the Coroner's Court where she has represented families, clinicians and other interested parties.


Judith is recognised as a leading junior in clinical negligence and professional discipline in the Legal Directories.

  • "She's ambitious and realistic and makes sure she gets the best outcome for the client". Chambers & Partners 2017
  •  “She displays excellent attention to detail and is very thorough.” Legal 500 2016
  • "She is very well prepared, assured, calm, persuasive and perfectly at home in a trial. She is also excellent with clients." Chambers & Partners 2016
  •  “A well-respected individual with significant experience of obstetrics, gynaecology, orthopaedics and plastic surgery claims. Also praised for her work as junior counsel on several high-value brain injury cases involving both liability and quantum…She thinks things through properly and invariably gets the right answer”. Chambers & Partners 2015
  • A fearless advocate who does an excellent job.” Legal 500 2015
  • "Very good…a widely known junior who acts for claimants and defendants across many medical disciplines" whose "advice is very clear" Chambers & Partners 2014
  •  “She is intuitive, and has an exceptional grasp of the medical issues involved in cases”. Legal 500 2014
  • "Highly sought after" Chambers & Partners 2013
  • "She has a good technical knowledge and the ability to convey it" Legal 500 2012.


BA Jurisprudence (1st Class) Brasenose College, Oxford
BVC (Very Competent) Inns of Court School of Law

Significant cases include the following

  • Easom v Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent NHS Foundation Trust [2016]
  • Devonport v Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust [2016] EWHC 1729 (QB)
  • Hosseini v Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust [2016] EWHC 974 (QB)
  • Dowson v General Medical Council [2015] EWHC 3379 (Admin)
  • Coakley v Rosie [2014] EWHC 1790 (QB)
  • Harrison v Isle of Wight PCT [2013] EWHC 442 (QB)

Other information

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Judith Rogerson wins clinical negligence liability trial
Judith Rogerson successful in defence of clinical negligence claim
1COR quiz team wins the Leigh Day / Silverlining Brain Injury Charity Quiz night.