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Defence Lawyers for Professionals

Specialist Defence Solicitors for Regulatory, Disciplinary, Criminal, Employment,

Negligence Claims and other legal proceedings

 

Eastwoods is a firm of specialist defence solicitors, providing representation across a broad range of sectors.  Whether you are facing an investigation by the GMC or GDC, a criminal prosecution, being sued for negligence, involved in an employment dispute or summoned to attend an inquest, we are equipped to help you through what can be a daunting process.  Central to the service we provide is a commitment to understanding our clients’ needs and individual circumstances, and to providing the advice and support you need in a pragmatic and cost-efficient way.

Our Services

"They're a really fantastic niche practice; they've all got huge...

"They're a really fantastic niche practice; they've all got huge experience."

“Just a brief note to say a very big thank you for all of your highly professional and skilled advice during the last 5 months not forgetting the day of the inquest itself….Many thanks once again for your excellent and superb...

Medical Client

“Just a brief note to say a very big thank you for all of your highly professional and skilled advice during the last 5 months not forgetting the day of the inquest itself….Many thanks once again for your excellent and superb service.” Medical Client

“As a specialist niche firm they impress me; they know professional discipline really well, and are flexible, sensible and committed to the cause.”

Chambers & Partners

“As a specialist niche firm they impress me; they know professional discipline really well, and are flexible, sensible and committed to the cause.”
Chambers & Partners

"An outstanding niche firm specialising in medical defence work."

Chambers & Partners

"An outstanding niche firm specialising in medical defence work."
Chambers & Partners

Many thanks to you…for your great efforts in guiding [our Dr member] through this complex maze and keeping him on board often during taxing and distressing circumstances....

Medical Defence Organisation

Many thanks to you…for your great efforts in guiding [our Dr member] through this complex maze and keeping him on board often during taxing and distressing circumstances. Medical Defence Organisation

I am very grateful for your support and professionalism throughout, which made a potentially traumatic and stressful experience considerably less...

Medical Client

I am very grateful for your support and professionalism throughout, which made a potentially traumatic and stressful experience considerably less so.
Medical Client

The type of cases they deal with are quite significant, and they are superb at handling criminal aspects.

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Chambers & Partners

The type of cases they deal with are quite significant, and they are superb at handling criminal aspects.

Chambers & Partners

Eastwoods has evolved into a very highly regarded firm that has established its reputation by defending doctors and dentists in court and before the disciplinary panels of the GMC and GDC. More than one market source said they...

Chambers & Partners

Eastwoods has evolved into a very highly regarded firm that has established its reputation by defending doctors and dentists in court and before the disciplinary panels of the GMC and GDC. More than one market source said they recommended the firm to doctors unaffiliated with an indemnifier: "Occasionally I'm asked by doctors who they should go to, and if they're not a member of a defence organisation I recommend Eastwoods.
Chambers & Partners

Eastwoods is widely acknowledged for its representation of medical professionals and defence organisations in investigations, disciplinary hearings and allegations of medical-related criminal offences. The team is also...

Chambers & Partners

Eastwoods is widely acknowledged for its representation of medical professionals and defence organisations in investigations, disciplinary hearings and allegations of medical-related criminal offences. The team is also increasingly accomplished at acting in football, sports and police disciplinary proceedings.
Chambers & Partners

This niche outfit made its name in the healthcare defence sector and, despite its smaller size, is deemed to be on par with some of the larger market players in terms of work quality.

Chambers & Partners

This niche outfit made its name in the healthcare defence sector and, despite its smaller size, is deemed to be on par with some of the larger market players in terms of work quality.
Chambers & Partners

‘Fabulous leader’ Simon Eastwood heads the team, which includes Adam Smith and the ‘highly experienced’ Surjit Dubb, who is noted for his ‘excellent client care’. Dubb and Stephen Hooper – an ‘imaginative’...

Legal 500

‘Fabulous leader’ Simon Eastwood heads the team, which includes Adam Smith and the ‘highly experienced’ Surjit Dubb, who is noted for his ‘excellent client care’. Dubb and Stephen Hooper – an ‘imaginative’ associate with a ‘refreshing approach to legal problems’ – acted for a dentist facing allegations concerning a cosmetic dental treatment; the dentist was allowed to continue in unrestricted practice.
Legal 500

Eastwoods Solicitors is a niche firm comprising ten fee-earners, and is renowned in the healthcare sector, acting predominantly for doctors and dentists.

Legal 500

Eastwoods Solicitors is a niche firm comprising ten fee-earners, and is renowned in the healthcare sector, acting predominantly for doctors and dentists.
Legal 500

The firm has a well-established reputation in healthcare work.

Legal 500

The firm has a well-established reputation in healthcare work.
Legal 500

I would like to thank you for your help and for recommending Eastwoods Solicitors to us as they have been most professional and helpful in their advice to us during this most stressful and traumatic time. I would highly...

Sports Client

I would like to thank you for your help and for recommending Eastwoods Solicitors to us as they have been most professional and helpful in their advice to us during this most stressful and traumatic time. I would highly recommend Eastwoods Solicitors to anyone as their service has been excellent.
Sports Client

I look back and feel very privileged that you were my lawyer. The attention to detail, your devotion to your job and your ability to focus at all times on the crucial points was outstanding…Words cannot describe the depth of...

Medical Client

I look back and feel very privileged that you were my lawyer. The attention to detail, your devotion to your job and your ability to focus at all times on the crucial points was outstanding…Words cannot describe the depth of gratitude I owe to you. You were professional, kind and determined.
Medical Client