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We investigate, prosecute and defend regulatory cases before regulators in the healthcare, education, legal, accountancy, construction and engineering sectors.
Some of the Professional Regulators we act for include:
|Architects Registration Board||General Osteopathic Council|
|Association of Accounting Technicians||General Pharmaceutical Council|
|General Optical Council||General Teaching Council for Wales|
|Care Council for Wales||National College for Teaching and Leadership|
|General Dental Council||Nursing and Midwifery Council|
|Association of Chartered Certified Accountants||Solicitors Regulation Authority|
|Bar Standards Board||Institution of Mechanical Engineers|
Our Professional Regulatory lawyers have a well-earned reputation in the industry for acting quickly and decisively in cases of suspected misconduct. We provide support and advice to many different regulators and have a dedicated team specialising in Regulatory and Professional Conduct proceedings.
Our highly skilled advocates have extensive experience of appearing on behalf of clients before Courts and Regulatory Tribunals.
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Our Professional Regulatory team highlights key press releases from August 2014.
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 July 2014.
The court provides clarification as to the extent to which a Disciplinary Committee can rely on evidence presented in related proceedings.
The Court of Appeal considered the approach which a judge of the Administrative Court or Upper Tribunal must adopt when deciding whether an application for permission to apply for judicial review should be certified as "totally without merit".
The court upheld the decision of the Conduct and Competence Committee of the Nursing and Midwifery Council to sanction the appellant as her conduct was wrong, her account of the incident was false, and her actions amounted to dishonesty.
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.