“Their main selling point is understanding the different types of regulation and what regulatory bodies need and want.”
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:
For further detail on each of these areas please visit our Professional Regulatory expertise page.
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.
“Their rapid expansion beyond pure healthcare work has not gone unnoticed; there is ‘no shortage of work’ at the firm, and it ‘has become a serious player.”
Guy Micklewright, a barrister and senior associate in Blake Morgan's Professional Regulatory Team, is celebrating after being shortlisted in the national Bar Council Employed Bar Awards.
February's edition of our Professional Regulatory newsletter includes a round-up of the latest news, cases and interesting commentary.
Welcome to Blake Morgan's latest update for the Disciplinary sector.
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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?
The PSA appealed a decision by the GDC committee on the basis that its decision was unduly lenient on the Registrant.
An appeal by the PSA after a decision by the NMC that a nurse's fitness to practise was not impaired despite a finding of dishonesty.
The Appellant regulator appealed a decision of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, dismissing three allegations of misconduct on the part of the Respondent solicitor.
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.
This case is significant in two respects. First, it confirms that section 40 of the Dentists Act 1984, which precludes unregistered persons (which encompasses suspended dentists) from receiving payment for dentistry carried out by other people...