Kirsty Bryant Practice Group Executive
Kirsty Bryant is the Executive Assistant for the Professional Regulatory practice group. Coming from an administrative background she has extensive experience supporting high level executives.
Main areas of practice
Assist the Professional Regulatory practice group leader and senior partners with a range of administrative and organisational tasks including financial and management information reporting, event and meeting organisation and management and liaising with clients to improve processes.
As part of the Professional Regulatory practice group main clients are professional and business regulators such as the General Optical Council and General Pharmaceutical Council.
Related Knowledge & Resources
The GMC successfully appealed a suspension order imposed against a General Practitioner for engaging in a sexual relationship with a vulnerable patient.
General Medical Council and others v Michalak (Solicitors Regulation Authority and others intervening) Supreme Court  UKSC 71
Professionals who wish to bring a discrimination claim against their regulator can do so in the Employment Tribunal – they are not prevented from doing so by the availability of judicial review - unless there is a specific statutory right of appeal.
This decision of the Queen's Bench Division, supports Ivey as good law and as the correct approach to be applied in regulatory proceedings.