Marcia is a rounded common law barrister who is an active advocate in the High Court, Crown Court and County Court. Despite her obvious interest in Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury litigation, Marcia maintains a broad civil/immigration/family/employment, landlord and tenant and Health Care Regulatory Law practice.
Before being called to the Bar, Marcia had a successful clinical career at UCL Hospital London, where apart from her regular practice, she was a Clinical Research Fellow and Staff Governor on their Executive Board. With her research team, Marcia published work in the field of Paediatric Endocrinology. Her strong scientific qualification has placed her at an advantage when reading medical and forensic reports for trials. Her clinical experience is valuable when cross-examining medical expert witnesses. Prior to that, she was responsible for Medical Negligence claims for Camden and Islington Health Authority, preparing over 1000 cases for trial. This background provides Marcia with a clear advantage when handling Medical Negligence and Personal Injury cases.
Marcia has completed secondment at the Nursing and Midwifery Council and Serious Fraud Office on cases of high level commercial fraud, bribery and corruption.
She currently represents both local authority and private law family cases and respondents in the first tier and upper tribunals on a regular basis.
In addition to her advocacy in PI cases, she has completed drafting Particulars of Claim, Skeleton arguments, Advice on Merits, Advice on Quantum and substantive trials.
Landlord and Tenant
Health Care Regulatory Law
Marcia is competent in dealing with health care regulatory cases at all stages and level of court. She has comprehensive knowledge of fitness to practice issues and represents clients with confidence.
Marcia represents clients in asylum and other immigration cases, often dealing with vulnerable clients in sensitive situations, whose first language is not English.
Marcia is confident in dealing with the sensitive issues relating to both private and public law cases.
UCL NHS Foundation Trust Hospitals, Board of Governors
PhD (Medicine) Paediatric Endocrinology, UCL Medical School
Bar Vocational Course, City University
Post Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law
M.Sc Public Health Medicine, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
BA (Hons), South Bank University
Professional Negligence Bar Association
Family Law Bar Association
Association of Disciplinary Lawyers
Association of Magistrates
Award – NHS Executive 1993 -1994
Lexis Nexis – Critique: F v F  EWHC 2683 (Fam)
Critical Review: Pattni v First Leicester Buses Ltd also known as Bent V Highways and Utilities Construction  EWCA WL 5828823
Review/Discussion: R (Beety & ors v Nursing and Midwifery Council) and ors  EWHC 3232
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