February 2014 Archive

R (Grabinar) v GMC (2013) EWHC 4480 (Admin)

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The claimant had worked with a colleague who was the subject of numerous complaints of sexually inappropriate behaviour towards patients from 1996 onwards. Following one acquittal in 2008, he was convicted in relation to further allegations of sexual assault in 2010. However, as of 2003, the claimant maintained he had left the practice. More …

Isaghehi v Nursing and Midwifery Council (2014) EWHC 127 (Admin)

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Mr Isaghehi, a psychiatric nurse, lost his temper with another driver, drove in an intimidating manner and ended up losing control and causing both cars to crash. H pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving and received a sentenced to 15 months custody. This appeal marks a rare example of a judge being prepared to substitute his own judgment for that of the panel's. More …

Excess alcohol charge dismissed

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Our Motoring Offences represented a client who faced a charge of driving a motor vehicle with excess alcohol in his blood. More …

Djorajiwala v General Pharmaceutical Council [2013] EWHC 3821 (Admin)

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The appellant faced an allegation of stealing money from her employer over a protracted period of time in 2006. She was convicted at Reading Crown Court, but subsequently her conviction was overturned. More …