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Medical Defence Shield

Professional support, without compromise



Peace of mind for medical professionals in the UK

At Medical Defence Shield, we offer a unique service providing medical defence protection and employment support under a single umbrella.

Our comprehensive plan ensures you are provided with support and advice when you need it, with just one phone call. The MDS team consists of medicolegal specialists, employment law experts and legal advisors who are here to protect and defend you when you need it most.

“I always recommend all my colleagues to move to MDS membership. One of my paediatric colleagues at Northwick park has changed from XXX to MDS on my feedback and suggestion. Very prompt with advice, supportive and professional.”

– Consultant in Obstetrics

“Excellent work, best professional and timely advice given. I had the best advice and support through this very long, distressing and partly unfair process but I am happy to have the best team to support me. Thank you all for your good work.”

– Speciality Doctor for Care of the Elderly (Geriatrics)

Our Team


The MDS multi-disciplinary team comprises of legal professionals, employment advisors and medicolegal experts led by our Medical Director and supported by case managers and the membership team. Each member of our team is carefully chosen for their experience and bring a wealth of expertise gained over decades of experience of working in the healthcare settings.

Our advisors use their considerable skills in negotiating difficult scenarios expertly and are experienced in dealing with issues relating to medical professionals from varied ethnic backgrounds.