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Chris Dean

Christopher Dean

Joint Managing Director
Sheetalv Kumar

Sheetal Kumar

Dental Team
Nicky

Nicola Hadjisergis

Dental Team
DLP Elstree

Rodney Clipston

Dental Team
DLP Elstree

Jigna Patel

Dental Team
DLP Elstree

Megan Cross

Dental Team
Helen

Helen Croxford

Dental Team
Chris Dean

Christopher Dean

Joint Managing Director

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cdean-web@dentalclaim.net

Chris is a qualified dentist, un-registered barrister and a solicitor, who joined the Dental Law Partnership as a part-time consultant in 2000.

Now joint Managing Director, he has particular responsibility for risk management and new business, and is based at the company’s Southern office.

Chris was the founding Chairman of the UK Dental Law and Ethics Forum, is the author of many articles in the field of dental law and ethics, and co-wrote the Dental Surgery chapter in the definitive practitioner work, “Clinical Negligence (Fifth Edition)”.

He regards the primary function of the Dental Law Partnership as being to ensure access to justice for all dental patients.

Chris is a recommended lawyer in the 2020 Legal 500

Sheetal joined the Dental Law Partnership in March 2011 as a member of the Dento-legal team. A practising dentist for 9 years, Sheetal has always held an interest in medical law and is now a Senior Dento-legal Adviser in the in-house dental expert team based in Elstree. Her role is to assess the clinical aspects of cases to ensure access to justice for patients.

Nicola brought a wealth of experience to her role as Administrative Assistant when she joined the Dental Law Partnership in 2002. Having held a 15 year career as a dental nurse, she now provides all aspects of administrative support to the in-house dental expert team based in Elstree.

After 38 years in general dentistry Rodney joined the Dental Law Partnerships in house clinical team in 2017 as a Dento-legal Adviser. Rodney’s role is to assess all cases to provide an accurate assessment of the clinical aspects of the case.

Jigna joined the Dental Law Partnership in January 2016 as a Dento-legal Adviser at the in house clinical team in Elstree.  A practising dentist for ten and half years Jigna’s role is to assess the clinical aspects of cases to ensure access to justice for patient.

Megan joined the Dental Law Partnership as a trainee Dento-legal Adviser in February 2016. Megan is looking forward to working within the in-house dental expert team to accurately assess the clinical aspects of clients’ cases.

Helen is the Principal Dento-legal Adviser with the in-house dental expert team based in Elstree. Helen has 21 years’ experience in general dentistry and her role is to assess all cases to provide an accurate assessment of the clinical aspects of the case. Helen’s position also involves providing dental training to the Legal and Operations teams to complement their knowledge of dental negligence litigation.