Professional regulators

PSA v NMC and X [2018] EWHC 70 (Admin)

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This case concerns an appeal by the Professional Standards for Health and Social Care ["PSA"] against the decision of the NMC not to pursue allegations that a Registrant ["Miss X"] was responsible for non-accidental injuries to her son ["Baby A"] and/or a failure to protect Baby A from harm. More …

General Medical Council v Bawa-Garba [2018] EWHC 76 (Admin)

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The Divisional Court allowed the GMC’s appeal against the decision of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal (“MPT”) to suspend Dr Bawa-Garba’s registration for 12 months and substituted the sanction of erasure from the Medical Register. More …

Yussouf v SRA [2018] EWHC 211 (Admin)

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This case concerns an appeal against the Respondent Solicitors Regulation Authority’s Adjudication Panel, on the grounds that the panel’s finding of dishonesty were based upon a two-stage test of dishonesty, namely the objective and subjective test and that the panel’s refusal to hold an oral hearing was unfair given the finding of dishonesty. It was held that whilst the panel had correctly applied the objective element of the test of dishonesty, it should have afforded the Appellant the opportunity to explain her conduct before considering a finding of dishonesty. The case was remitted to the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s Adjudication Panel to be considered afresh. More …

Pabon [2018] EWCA Crim 420 – the LIBOR appeal

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The considerations in the LIBOR trials (to which this appeal relates) are a stark reminder to all experts (and lawyers who seek to obtain an opinion from experts) that experts ought to restrict their opinion to those areas with which they have sufficient knowledge and experience. More …

Dr Olumide Lookman Yusuff v General Medical Council [2018] EWHC 13 (Admin)

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The High Court dismissed an appeal made by the appellant Doctor against a finding on a second review of a substantive order of current impairment and sanction of a 6-month suspension order. More …

General Medical Council v Raychaudhuri [2017] EWHC 3216 (Admin)

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The Respondent had appeared before the Medical Practitioners Tribunal ("the MPT") for dishonesty charges arising out of his conduct as a Locum Paediatric Registrar on 13 December 2014, when he was dealing with Patient A. More …

General Medical Council v Christopher Lamming [2017] EWHC 3309 (Admin)

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This was an appeal by the General Medical Council (GMC) against the decision of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal (MPT) to restore the Respondent to the Register of medical practitioners which is maintained by the Appellant. More …

Press releases - Professional Regulatory February 2018

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Press releases - Professional Regulatory February 2018 More …

General Medical Council v Stone [2017] EWHC 2534 (Admin)

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The GMC successfully appealed a suspension order imposed against a General Practitioner for engaging in a sexual relationship with a vulnerable patient and allegations of dishonesty in relation to providing supportive letters on behalf of the patient for asset lending and benefit claims. More …