September 2016 Archive

Making representations against Ofsted's intention to cancel a childminder's registration – a case study

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Simon White was instructed to represent K, a childminder. The Childcare Act 2006 requires that any person providing early years childminding (for children from birth to age five) must be registered with the regulator OFSTED (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills). More …

R (on the application of Lovett) v Health and Care Professions Council [2016] - Judgment not yet released

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In an usual case, the Claimant registrant, Mr Lovett brought judicial review proceedings against the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) regarding the decision made to proceed with a conduct and competency hearing in his absence. More …

PSA v GDC and another [2016] EWHC 1539 (Admin)

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On 30 October 2015, following a disciplinary hearing, the General Dental Council's Health Committee ("the Committee") imposed a Conditions of Practice Order upon AB, a dentist ("the Dentist"). More …

Scott v Solicitors' Regulation Authority [2016] EWHC 1256 (Admin)

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This matter involves a statutory appeal against the Appellant's striking off the Roll by the Solicitors' Disciplinary Tribunal ("SDT") despite dishonesty not having been proven, but in circumstances where he had acted without integrity. More …

Kearsey v Nursing and Midwifery Council [2016] EWHC 1603 (Admin)

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On 27 November 2015, the NMC's Conduct and Competence Committee ("the CCC") found Mr Kearsey ("the Appellant") guilty of misconduct and that his fitness to practise was impaired. More …