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David Welch

David Welch - Barrister
 Barrister (LLB Hons)

 Advocate and Litigator

 Called to the Bar 2005

David Welch is a common-law, employment law, medico-legal and regulatory law specialist advocate. He is also a litigator.

If you would like to speak to David about a case or legal matter, without obligation, contact us on 0845 652 0451

David Welch practises in: employment law, crime, general regulation and other civil matters including family and infant settlements, property law. David Welch accepts instructions from solicitors, plus various private and public organisations including a number of NHS Trusts. He is also licensed to accept instructions under the Bar Direct Public Access Scheme. He conducts medico employment law and general employment law cases. He is able to offer workplace training in Employment Law, Dispute Resolution and on investigation/handling of disciplinary and grievances at employer level. David Welch undertakes personal injury law work and clinical negligence law work. He also represents employees injured at work, and those who have claims related to stress at work. David Welch also has a strong practice in debt recovery, particularly in the healthcare sector. David Welch also defends healthcare practitioners before their regulators and represents families in school admissions and exclusion appeals. David Welch also practises in criminal law (inc. serious crimes, fraud, and proceeds of crime recovery matters).



David Welch has over 25 years experience handling employment cases including all types of discrimination claims, Unfair/Constructive Dismissal, Redundancy,TUPE, and other contractual claims. He has also undertaken considerable County Court work and regularly appeared at the Crown Court and at the General Medical Council. He is particularly experienced and well known in NHS and medical Academic matters. His caseload has involved complex and lengthy Tribunal work as well as handling numerous workplace disputes including mediation in GP practices. He is an experienced trainer of Human Resources and medical staff. Previously he was a solicitor and spent 13 years working for the British Medical Association where he represented doctor employees and employers in both the public and private sector, locally and nationally. He gained Partner level management experience in a niche City solicitor’s firm and was appointed Head of Employment Law. He sat on the Employment Tribunal at London Central and was appointed to the Employment Appeal Tribunal in 2003. He also sat as a Magistrate for ten years.


David Welch is also a specialist in debt recovery management, particularly in relation to the recovery of salary over-payments and inappropriate employee salary and expenses claims.


David Welch also undertakes education law work in the areas of admissions and exclusions.


David Welch also advises clients on personal injury and clinical negligence matters.


David Welch advises and defends in criminal cases, including serious crimes, money crimes, fraud, and large asset confiscation of proceeds of crime.


David Welch advises and drafts documents in property law matters.



David Welch advises doctors and others in family law matters.

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