Andrea James

Andrea is an English and Irish qualified solicitor who leads Brabners’ Professional Discipline and Healthcare Regulatory Team. The main focus of Andrea’s work is to defend professionals at fitness to practise proceedings before their regulatory bodies, particularly dentists before the General Dental Council and doctors before the General Medical Council/MPTS.

Her experience includes many years acting on behalf of medical and dental defence organisations and the NHS Litigation Authority, as well as three years prosecuting for the General Medical Council. Andrea also represents healthcare professionals and providers in connection with a wide range of non-disciplinary matters including patient complaints and claims, Care Quality Commission issues, NHS England market entry processes, Primary Care Appeals Service appeals, Performers List proceedings and Deanery/Foundation School appeals.