Jill is a Senior Associate in BTO’s clinical defence team which is ranked Band 1 by Chambers UK. Legal 500 identifies Jill as a rising star in the “medical negligence: defender” category.
Jill represents doctors and dentists in proceedings brought before their professional regulators, the General Medical Council and the General Dental Council. She has also presented cases on behalf of professional regulators in proceedings brought against teachers and actuaries.
Jill also represents clinicians in civil claims involving allegations of medical negligence in the sheriff court and in the Court of Session. She has assisted in Fatal Accident Inquiries and was involved in defending doctors in two long running public inquiries. Jill has completed two secondments to the Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland’s legal department.