The highly respected team are ranked top tier in Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the Legal Profession and The Legal 500 UK. Seven experts in Professional Discipline, within the team, are also recognised independently as 'leaders in their field'.
Services and advice that we regularly provide for our Professional Regulator clients include:
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With an unparalleled depth of experience and the largest specialist team in the UK, it is no surprise that their client base includes an impressive range of regulators across the sector. Just some of the Regulators that we currently advise and act for include:
|Architects Registration Board||General Osteopathic Council|
|Association of Accounting Technicians||General Pharmaceutical Council|
|General Optical Council||Education Workforce Council|
|Care Council for Wales||National College for Teaching and Leadership|
|General Dental Council||Nursing and Midwifery Council|
|Association of Chartered Certified Accountants||Solicitors Regulation Authority|
|Bar Standards Board||Institution of Mechanical Engineers|
The highly experienced team have a well-earned reputation in the industry for acting quickly and decisively in cases of suspected misconduct.
Our highly skilled advocates have extensive experience of appearing on behalf of clients before Courts and Regulatory Tribunals.
Examples of this include:
Professional Regulator clients of Blake Morgan also benefit from the other specialists within the firm in Public Law, Data Protection and FOI and Judicial Reviews.
The Williams review into gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare was published on 11 June 2018.
Welcome to another of our professional regulatory case law updates.
A Professional Regulatory newsflash e-bulletin from top 50 UK law firm, Blake Morgan. Dishonesty has been one of the subjects found at the centre of some important appeals; this edition will explore this theme.
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The news today that Circle is going to pull out of the Hinchingbrooke franchise will no doubt lead to the normal range of NHS 20/20 hindsight judgements on the failure of the private management of Hospitals but has the whole scheme been such a failure?
An appeal by the Professional Standards for Health and Social Care against the decision of the NMC not to pursue allegations that a Registrant was responsible for non-accidental injuries to her son and/or a failure to protect Baby A from harm.
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.
This case concerns an appeal against the Respondent SRA’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.
This case provides guidance on whether and in what respect a registrant having retired can be taken into account when considering whether fitness to practise is impaired.
The Appellant did not have strong grounds to bring an appeal and it is of note that a significant ground was instantly rejected, as it had not been pursued via the correct route.
A timely reminder for all prosecutors of their disclosure obligations, especially in proceedings where there are a number of hearings arising from the same facts.