Leigh Linton is Partner and Head of Regulatory & Professional Discipline team.
Leigh attained her LLB honours from Queen’s University, Belfast in 1997 and qualified as a solicitor in 1999. Leigh joined the Healthcare team at Carson McDowell in 1999 practising in the fields of regulatory and professional discipline work and in the defence of clinical negligence claims.
Leigh is recognised by Chambers UK for her experience representing doctors and dentists in criminal and regulatory proceedings. She frequently assists clients with GMC and GDC investigations, disciplinary proceedings and appeals. Leigh also assists individuals and bodies in relation to a range of regulatory matters, including investigations by the Pharmaceutical Society for NI and RQIA. Leigh also has significant experience in representing clients in public inquiries.
Leigh is an Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL) Committee member.