Roger McMillan - Partner
Roger McMillan, Managing Partner and Head of the Healthcare team, attained a Business and Finance Law (Hons) degree from Brunel University in 1994. Roger was admitted to the Roll in England and Wales in June 1997, after studying at the Chester School of Law.
Following qualification, Roger joined the healthcare team at Mills & Reeve Solicitors (Birmingham). Roger subsequently joined Browne Jacobson’s healthcare team in May 2000.
Roger was admitted to the Roll in Northern Ireland in November 2001 and joined Carson McDowell’s healthcare team at that stage. Roger specialises in the defence of clinical and professional negligence claims, and in regulatory and professional discipline.
Roger is a member of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL), the Clinical Negligence Practitioners’ Group and the QBD Medical Negligence Sub-Committee.
He is ranked Band 1 in the Chambers UK guide 2021 which states: "He goes above and beyond to deliver for his clients and is an extremely shrewd lawyer." Commentators describe Roger as a "very strong strategic thinker who is able to quickly grasp the nuances of challenging cases and formulate an effective plan."
Roger is recognised as a "leading individual" by The Legal 500, in which he is noted for his extensive experience in handling clinical negligence claims. Roger stands out as a technically excellent lawyer and negotiator. He is described as "approachable and a pleasure to work with." One impressed client states: "Roger McMillian is fantastic, he goes above and beyond to deliver service at all hours of the day (and night!) and is extremely canny/robust – a great person to have in your corner."