Emma Parfitt

LLB (Hons), French Diploma of Law

Director of advisory and legal services

Emma has over 21 years’ experience in healthcare law and in addition to her law degree has a French Diploma of Law from Universite de Picardie Jules Vernes in Amiens, France. She has advised and represented medical and dental organisations, private hospital groups and insurance companies on a range of healthcare issues including a significant number of high value complex clinical negligence cases in a range of fields including cerebral palsy cases. She also has extensive experience in representing both doctors and dentists in a wide variety of areas including regulatory, inquests and military inquiries. Emma joined the MDDUS in October 2006 and was appointed Head of Legal in 2011 and Director of Advisory and Legal Services, based in London in 2016. (Appointed to the Board in 2019)