Kevin Barrow is a Case Supervisor in our Professional Regulatory team.
Main area of practice
Kevin conducts fitness to practise investigations on behalf of the Nursing and Midwifery Council in relation to allegations of misconduct and a lack of competence arising from a range of sensitive and high profile matters such as medicines management, patient abuse / neglect and inappropriate relationships. The investigation process involves a review of referral documentation and implementing an investigation strategy.
The investigation requires independently analysing evidence such as police files, safeguarding reports, investigation reports, medical records, training records and policies. Kevin is responsible for drafting witness statements following witness interviews with a range of eye witnesses, expert witnesses and professional representatives from a variety of bodies, including the police and social services and also with vulnerable witnesses. Upon completion of the investigation, a final report is prepared for the client with recommendations.
Kevin also conducts and manages criminal and regulatory cases. In particular, Kevin regularly advises corporate and individual defendants in health and safety investigations and prosecutions. Kevin also regularly advises Interested Persons in relation to Inquest proceedings, with a particular focus on the health and social care sector.
Kevin graduated from Southampton University in 2007. Kevin initially started as a legal assistant in the Credit Hire insurance team in 2008 before moving to the Professional Regulatory team in 2011. Kevin became a case Supervisor in 2012.
Kevin is experienced in investigating allegations relating to a registrant’s lack of competence and relationships which may breach professional boundaries.