Charlotte regularly advises on complex governance and public law issues in the health sector. She is nationally recognised for her expertise on CCG governance (in particular, CCG constitutional matters) and is advising on the development of a number of CCG mergers and integrated care system developments across England.
Charlotte is also sought-after for her advice on information law, particularly in relation to complex data sharing arrangements in the health sector. Clients praise her pragmatic approach and ability to distil complex concepts into plain English.
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"Charlotte Harpin – absolute focus on getting the task done, brilliant at communicating complex concepts to lay people, creative yet safe solutions to governance challenges, including where there were differing views amongst stakeholders."
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