Richard is the sector lead for Health. This followed his success in growing the healthcare team in the North West.
Richard has specialised in acting on behalf of NHS Trusts since 2001. He was appointed a nominated partner by the NHS Resolution (formerly NHSLA) in 2002. He is client partner for a number of NHS Trusts including Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS FT, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS FT.
He advises NHS Trusts on a whole range of legal issues including clinical and corporate governance, the duty to consult in relation to a reconfiguration of services, on best interest cases, on policies and procedures, DPA issues, FOI requests and Human Rights issues and on the statutory duty of candour. Richard chairs the firm’s inquest group and regularly appears at inquests on behalf of the firm’s North West NHS clients.
A sensitive and complex case involving the Mental Capacity Act 2005, the Mental Health Act 1983 and the High Court’s inherent jurisdiction.
NHS trust fined over £16,000 for 13 duty of candour breaches following incidents of significant harm.
HSIB may soon be a statutory body, independent of both the DHSC, NHS England and NHS Improvement
Emergency services owed a duty of care to an individual who later committed suicide after they were deemed to have assumed responsibility for her…
In the recent case of Kent County Council, R (on the application of) v HM Coroner for the County of Kent (North-West District) & Ors  EWHC…
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Richard Jolly is recommended for his advice to NHS trusts on issues ranging from clinical matters to corporate governance. Legal 500 2017