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Welcome to our latest edition of the professional regulatory law update, our update of the important case law and news in the field of Professional Regulation.
Our Professional Regulatory team looks at people news in the professional regulatory field during December 2014 and January 2015.
Our Professional Regulatory team highlights key releases from December 2014 and January 2015 including NMC, GDC, GOC, GPhC, CILEx, BSB, ARB, NCTL, RCVS, Department of Health and the Home Office.
Between 1998 and 2000, the defendant, S, who was then a qualified solicitor, was an active equity partner in a group of legal practices that traded together (together, Brandons).
Three barristers brought judicial review proceedings challenging disciplinary proceedings brought against them on the grounds that the proceedings were invalid.
The Appellant appealed the decision of the Nursing and Midwifery Council's Conduct and Competence Committee ["CCC"] on the ground that the strike off sanction imposed was disproportionate.
The appellant appealed against the decision of a fitness to practise panel's decision that he was guilty of misconduct, that his fitness to practise was impaired and to suspend him from practice for a period of 12 months.
The appellant authority appealed against a decision of the GMC's fitness to practise panel (the panel), that a psychiatrist (N) had been found not guilty of misconduct.
Patient A, being dissatisfied with the service that M, a dentist was providing referred the matter to the General Dental Council (the council), who found the allegations proved and suspended M for four months.