Reema joined the Regulatory Team in February 2021, since joining her primary role has been investigating and preparing a full range of fitness to practise cases on behalf of the Health and Care Professions Council.

Prior to joining Kingsley Napley, Reema worked for six years, defending doctors and dentists for the Medical Protection Society and Dental Protection defence organisations. Her work in this role included dealing with a range of cases, including matters of defendant medical negligence involving multi million pound complex litigation cases, which included cerebral palsy and cauda equina claims.

Reema’s dental experience encompasses her time spent defending dentists both individually and dental clinics. Her varied caseload ranged from allegations of missed diagnosis and failure to treat, suboptimal cosmetic procedures, through to significant cases of nerve damage and high value and complex litigation, involving rare complications

Reema is primarily involved in investigating and preparing a full range of fitness to practise cases. In particular, she is fast gaining experience in sexual misconduct and dishonesty cases.

During Reema's time working in-house with the Medical Protection Society and Dental Protection, defending doctors and dentists, she worked internationally across multiple jurisdictions, with a special focus on Asia. Her role encompassed legal, strategic case management, operational and data analysis, project management and client liaison.

Reema previously worked for five years as a defence lawyer in private practice, acting on behalf of NHS Trusts throughout the country.

The scope of Reema’s work and expanding role across the 11 years, has facilitated an easy transition to fitness to practise cases, applying pragmatism and active strategic case management, to bring cases to a conclusion as efficiently as possible. She brings a wealth of experience from a defence and international perspective.

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