Daphne Robertson is the founder and senior Partner of DR Solicitors. Daphne is widely recognised as one of the country’s leading experts on all aspects of NHS Partnership and Regulatory law, and prides herself on her reputation for an exceptional level of client service. Daphne is always directly accessible to all of the firm’s clients, and is usually the first point of call for any new matter.
Daphne is particularly involved in drafting GP Partnership Agreements and resolving partnership disputes, although she has expertise in all aspects of law related to running an NHS GP practice. Daphne was involved with setting up the arrangements between GP practices and GP Commissioning Consortia, and is currently assisting many practices to join together in GP Federations or Networks. Other recent work includes helping practices in NHS-owned premises set up leases with their new landlord the NHS Property Services Limited, and advising the BMA and GPC on medical regulatory issues.
Daphne trained as a solicitor with the ‘magic-circle’ firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, has worked in Moscow, lectured in law at Albany University in New York, and taught partnership law at the College of Law in London. She still frequently lectures and trains on medico-legal matters, is a member of a number of partnership and primary care related industry bodies, and is ‘top ranked’ by the independent legal directory ‘Chambers’ where she is praised for her “enthusiasm, talent and common-sense approach”.