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Rosie Shapiro

Partner, London

Rosie has 20 years of healthcare experience and her practice encapsulates representation of healthcare professionals in the defence of clinical negligence claims, healthcare regulatory and disciplinary law, inquests, appeals, judicial review, complaints and public inquiries. She heads up the national healthcare regulatory team.
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In the regulatory arena, Rosie regularly advises doctors, dentists, optometrists and other healthcare professionals involved in proceedings before the GMC/MPTS, GDC, GOC, HCPC and other healthcare regulators. She conducts her own advocacy at interim order hearings and represented a doctor involved in the longest running GMC case in history which related to the MMR vaccine (GMC v Professor Simon Murch).She is currently advising a doctor involved in the Infected Blood Inquiry. She represents doctors, dentists and optometrists who face disciplinary proceedings before NHS England.

In the clinical negligence arena, Rosie sub-specialises in optical claims and complaints and represents optometrists, dispensing opticians and optical businesses in the defence of optical claims via their membership organisations and insurers.


  • "Rosie Shapiro is a hugely dedicated lawyer. Due to her depth of experience, she can see what is right for the clients and is able to take a step back and see the bigger picture"
  • "She is at the cutting edge of medical knowledge"
  • "Rosie Shapiro has outstanding legal and client care skills. Insurers of healthcare providers and healthcare professionals trust her completely to defend claims against them with consummate skill"
  • "Rosie Shapiro deserves special mention as an excellent legal mind and lovely person"