Training & Knowledge: Alexandra Tampakopoulos

21st Feb 2023Newsletters

Joseph v General Medical Council [2022] EWHC 3345

Corroboration, Credibility and Demeanour: High Court rejects appeal in erasure case concerning serious sexual abuse by a doctor The rather appalling facts of this case concern the double rape and sexual harassment (over a period of a year) of a female doctor by another male doctor. A particularly harrowing aspect of the case was that […]

27th Jan 2023News

The Relevance of Motive where there is Evidence of Foul Play Case Comment: R (on the application of Leeson) v HM Coroner for Manchester South, Donald McPherson, Scottish Widows & Others [2023] EWHC 62 (Admin)

Facts The facts of this unusual and unhappy case concerned the drowning of Ms Leeson in an indoor swimming pool in remote holiday accommodation in Denmark where she had been holidaying with her husband, Donald McPherson. The medical evidence showed that Ms Leeson had drowned but also identified blunt force injuries on her body. These […]