Ed is a Partner in the London Office of Kennedys.  He acts on behalf of NHS Resolution for a large number of NHS Trusts, such as Barts Health NHS Trust and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.  He also represents private hospitals and clinics. 

Ed provides legal advice to healthcare providers in high-value and complex clinical negligence claims.  He recently proceeded to Trial and won on a consent case concerning the scope of the duty to inform.   

Advocacy and inquest work includes representing and providing strategic advice to NHS Trusts and private hospitals.  This has included successful quashing a Senior Coroner’s Conclusion. 

In dispute resolution and by way of mediations, Ed’s intervention on behalf of healthcare providers has led to successful outcomes.  Such as achieving early settlement and, in some instances, dropping of claims. 

Ed has represented MPS members in GP claims and claims involving vascular surgery, orthopaedic surgery, reconstructive surgery, pain management and neurosurgery.  Supporting healthcare professionals through the process of litigation is important to him. 

Regulatory experience includes protecting and promoting safety within the medical profession.  Ed has worked with both the GMC (General Medical Council) and the NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council). 

Patient safety is an important element of Ed’s work.  Elected to the Patient Safety Section at the Royal Society of Medicine, he assists in promoting best practice among healthcare professionals.  He has worked with both the NHS Confederation and the Hong Kong Hospital Authority on risk management standards.

Policy work has included leading the Firm’s response to the Government Consultation on Rapid Resolution and Redress for Severe Birth Injury.  He has also assisted NHS Improvement via Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT).  Working, in particular, on the Guidance for Hip and Knee Arthroplasty.   

Health law advice provided by Ed in recent months has concerned issues of consent, capacity and the need for emergency Court declarations.  His work has extended to cyber related issues countering adverse social media and protecting anonymity for treating clinicians.

Ed contributes to the Healthcare Brief and the Medical Law Guide.  He is a member of FOIL (Forum of Insurance Lawyers). 

Passionate about developing and nurturing talent in the field of healthcare law, Ed has led on the development of Legal Apprenticeships.  He has recruited and mentored Apprentices.  In addition, he has worked with law schools to fine tune support given to Apprentices.    

Ed enjoys the blend of work that comes with being a healthcare lawyer, drawing from his experience and learning from healthcare clients so that their objectives can be better achieved.

Qualifications

  • Qualified in England and Wales in September 2006
  • Qualified in the Republic of Ireland in September 2018

Ed Glasgow is an excellent lawyer…for cases concerning alleged neurological injury and consent [he] always 'understands the practical difficulties of clients'.

The Legal 500 UK 2021

Market recognition

  • Next Generation Partner and recommended lawyer for 'Clinical negligence: Defendant (London)'
    “Ed Glasgow is an excellent lawyer…for cases concerning alleged neurological injury and consent [he] always 'understands the practical difficulties of clients'."
    The Legal 500 UK 2021
  • Notable practitioner for 'Clinical Negligence: Mainly Defendant (UK-wide)'
    "Ed is technically, strategically and tactically brilliant."
    Chambers UK 2020
  • A Recommended Lawyer for 'Clinical Negligence (London)'
    The Legal 500 UK 2019/20
  • Notable practitioner for 'Clinical Negligence: Mainly Defendant (UK-wide)'
    "A knowledgeable lawyer with a great deal of experience in dealing with complex negligence claims."
    Chambers UK 2019

Work highlights

  • R v Barking, Havering & Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust [2007]
  • D v (1) Chowdhury (2) Hamal (3) Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust [2009]
  • A v Barts & The London NHS Trust [2009]
  • Martin Stoker (a protected party proceeding by his Litigation Friend, Paul Stoker) v (1) Dr Tahir (2) Dr Cameron-Mowat (3) Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust [2013]
  • Eva Rose Totham (a protected party suing by her mother and litigation friend, Sarah Elizabeth Totham) v King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2015]
  • Boo (a child by his father and litigation friend, Boodad) v King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2016]
  • Faija Akhtar v Barts Health NHS Trust [2016]
  • Ms Karen Paulette Caplan (Administrator of the Estate of Miss Robin Callender, Deceased) v (1) Perrymans Care Home (2) MCCH Society Ltd (3) East Thames Group (4) Dr Joyce Akpotor (5) Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust and (6) London Borough of Waltham Forest [2016]
  • Terezia Sulicova v Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2017]
  • Alan Taylor v Barts Health NHS Trust [2017]
  • BP v Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust [2018]
  • DV v Barts Health NHS Trust [2018]
  • DB v Spire Healthcare Limited [2018]
  • AS v (1) West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (2) NHS Blood and Transport [2019]
  • PB v Nuffield Health [2019]
  • MW v Spire Healthcare Limited [2019]
  • AJ v King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2019]
Market recognition
  • Legal-500-UK-2021-next-generation-partner.png

    Next Generation Partner

    The Legal 500 UK 2021

  • Legal-500-UK-2021-recommended-lawyer.png

    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2021

  • Legal-500_UK_Recommended-lawyer.png

    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2020