Dr Ruby Bhatti OBE DL

Consultant Solicitor, Chair of Governors, Trust Board Member and Non-Executive Directorships

Consultant Solicitor

Ruby was admitted to the roll in 1997 and specialises in Clinical Negligence and Litigation. Ruby also has experience with Family law and Employment law.


Chair Positions

Primary Care Commissioning Committee;  Remuneration Committee for Bradford City NHS CCG and the Quality and Safety Patient’s Panel based at Bradford Institute for Health and Research (BIHR); Chair for Buttershaw Business & Enterprise College (BBEC; Chair of Wolfson Centre for Applied Health Reseach.


Board Member

Board member of Bradford Diocesan Academies Trust and   Dixons Academies Trust. Previous Board Member of Incommunities Group Ltd and is lay member of the governance board member for the NHS Bradford City CCG.


Non Executive

Carlisle Business Centre (CBC) and its charity arm ACL Ltd. Dixon Multi Academies Trust Ltd, Rainbow Academy, BDAT Diocesan Academies Trust.

Non Executive Director for Bradford Youth Development Partnership. LEARN MORE


Yorkshire Arise Ltd, a unique company that has four social enterprise companies working together in Bradford on key projects.



Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust, Mental Health  Legislative Committee.


Advisor & Reviewer

Public Reviewer, Public Contributor & Member of Covid-19 Patient and Public Involvement Network for NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) &  Committee Member at NIHR Urgent Public Health Committee (UPH).

Member of the Patient and Public Voice Assurance Group (PPVAG) NHS England Member of NIHR CRN CC Yorkshire & Humber BAME Advisory Group and during the Covid-19 pandemic appointed as a member of NIHR CRN CC Covid- 19 Public Advisory Group. Public committee member on the NIHR  Recovery, Resilience and Growth Group (RRG). Member of  the Advisory Board for the Bradford Bid 2025 Public Involvement Programme (PIP) Expert Panel Member – National Institute for Health and Excellence (NICE) LEARN MORE


Patient Research Ambassador for Yorkshire and Humber Region and Bradford Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust (BTHFT) Faculty Community Fellow for the Management, Law and Social Sciences Faculty at the University of Bradford.

Associate Lecturer She sits as an Associate Hospital Manager for the Mental Health Department, Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust, a role which enables patients to have their case considered independently. LEARN MORE

Latest News

Governance member at Exceed Academies Trust

Ruby has been appointed as a Member on the Governance team at Exceed Academies Trust. Exceed Academies Trust is committed to adding value to schools, helping to become more effective[…]

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January 9, 2024 0

Nomination of Prospective High Sheriff

Ruby was nominated in the King’s Bench Division of the High Court on Monday 13th November 2023 as prospective High Sheriff in Nomination for 2026. (Read more)

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November 16, 2023 0

Appointed as a member of Resolution

Resolution (Solicitors Family Law Association) is a community of family justice professionals who work with families and individuals to resolve issues in a constructive way. Resolution was founded in 1982[…]

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August 28, 2023 0