Maya RavindranPrincipal Associate
Maya is a Solicitor Advocate who primarily acts on behalf of Healthcare clients at inquests. Maya also acts on behalf of medical defence organisations and their members in respect of GMC investigations, MPT hearings and IOT hearings and takes the lead on the cases where there are associated criminal investigations and prosecutions due to her previous experience as criminal defence solicitor.
Maya has advocated at inquests involving difficult medical issues and at multi-party article 2 inquests, including those involving prisoner deaths before a jury.
In Maya's time as a criminal defence solicitor, she attained recognised accreditations for representing clients at the police station at interviews under caution and at the Magistrates' Court. Maya has also attained higher rights of audience, enabling her to represent clients up to and including in Crown Court proceedings.
Maya has extensive experience in representing companies and individuals across a range of industries being investigated for and charged with health and safety offences, usually involving a fatality. Maya has also prosecuted on behalf of the HSE and acted as the presenting advocate on behalf of HSE, giving her the benefit and insight of both prosecution and defence experience.