Solicitor Email Anne
Anne Reed is a Director of Chilcotts Law.
Anne is a dual qualified practitioner. A qualified nurse having trained at the renowned St. Thomas’ Hospital in London, Anne achieved the prestigious Nightingale award, followed on by an extensive 17 year NHS career. Anne gained rapid promotion within her NHS career and achieved her Masters of Science, equipping her with invaluable research and analytical skills enabling her to evaluate, critic and measure outcomes of performance management and effectiveness of service provision. Anne achieved her eminent NHS profile in her role as a Clinician, Manager and Expert in Tissue Viability, thus providing her clients with a wealth of knowledge and expertise.
Anne re-qualified and was admitted as Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2002. A unique and challenging combination of clinical and legal experience led Anne to specialise as a Claimant Clinical Negligence Lawyer. As a skilled litigator and advocate Anne is a progressive and dynamic individual who is challenging and proactive in her approach.
Anne is driven by a desire to ensure that all patients and in particular, those who are vulnerable or elderly, receive the ‘best care’ to meet their needs. Medical, healthcare, NHS, Local Authority and in particular Continuing Healthcare together with associated clinical and social care packages, particularly in the client’s own home, has become a specialist area of expertise both on a professional and personal level. Anne is an experienced and tenacious Advocate representing families at every level of organisational hearings and appeals. Anne is unphased by bureaucracy and brings her knowledge, empathy and passion to bear on behalf of clients, families and fellow professionals all over the UK.
In addition to her legal work, Anne is an eminent speaker in the arena of medico-legal training utilising her wealth of experience and aptitude for the ever changing climate clinicians are currently facing. Anne is a lively individual who stimulates and challenge individuals’ practice whilst at the same time, providing a creative and pragmatic approach to the delivery and management of patient care.
With over 35 years experience of working in both the clinical and legal arenas, Anne set up Paladin Law in 2015 – a specialist Community Law practice based in the South West. Following the merger of Paladin Law with Chilcotts Solicitors in June 2016, Anne became a Director of the newly formed company together with her co-director David Wilde. The specialist areas of practice and services will continue to form part of the new Chilcotts Law practice and will work across all sectors of health and social care, with clients and professionals alike, in order to ensure the elderly and vulnerable in society are protected and informed so as to maximise their participation and quality of life.
Whilst a high achiever and standard setter for all those with whom she comes in contact, Anne is an incredibly dynamic yet caring person who enjoys her family and country life in Devon together with her passions of running, golf and VW camper van enthusiast.