Regulatory

“St John’s Buildings has a particularly strong track record defending medical-related professional disciplinary matters brought by the GMC, and is equally well regarded in General Dental Council (GDC) cases. Elsewhere, members prosecute in matters involving the RSPCA and HSE, among other bodies.”

Legal 500 2015

The regulatory team at St Johns Buildings, operating from our 4 key sites across the North, offers a consultant service to clients and agencies countrywide. We provide a depth of knowledge and expertise offered by senior juniors and Silks with a proven track record across the complete range of regulatory work. Regulatory practitioners have represented a diversity of clients including multinational corporations and a number of cases have resulted in successful applications to the Court of Appeal. Our specialist disciplines include:

  • HSE Prosecutions
  • EA prosecutions
  • Food Hygiene
  • Waste Management
  • Local Council prosecutions
  • Advice on legal Compliance
  • Education
  • Licensing
  • SRA investigations, interventions and disciplinary procedures
  • FSA investigations and prosecutions
  • BSB Disciplinary Tribunals
  • OLC investigations
  • GMC Disciplinary Tribunals (Defence)
  • Police Complaints Authority and other Police Regulation and disciplinary work
  • RSPCA Prosecutions
  • OFSTED Prosecutions
  • General Dental Council
  • General Optical Council
  • General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

The extent of our experience and areas of work, the depth of the expertise we offer and the outstanding quality of our written work, negotiation and advocacy skills, mean that wherever we appear and in whichever court, clients are able to rely on dedicated regulatory practitioners of the highest calibre.

We have an extremely high standard of conferencing facilities within chambers, including telephone and video-conferencing should they be required. Our services and business practices are designed to deliver the highest quality of service.

Andrew O'Byrne QC

Year of Silk: 2006
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Jamie Hill QC

Year of Silk: 2006

Andrew Long

Year of call: 1981

Peter Harrison

Year of call: 1983
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Timothy Brennand


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Raquel Simpson

Year of call: 1990

Andrew Green


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Richard Orme


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Craig Lowe


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Gordon Stables

Year of call: 1995

Ian Goldsack


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Ghazan Mahmood

Year of call: 1997

David Taylor

Year of call: 1998

David James

Year of call: 1998
Fayaz Hammond

Fayaz Hammond

Year of call: 1999

Oliver King


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David Pojur

David Pojur


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Robert Cline

Robert Cline

Year of call: 2002

Richard Thyne

Year of call: 2002

Christopher Moss

Year of call: 2002

Ben Lawrence


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Abigail Hudson

Year of call: 2003
Neair Maqboul

Neair Maqboul


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Diarmuid Bunting

Diarmuid Bunting

Year of call: 2006

Philip Clemo


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Alice Dobbie


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Peter Gilmour


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Douglas Lloyd

Douglas Lloyd

Year of call: 2008

James Cliff


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Laura Nash

Year of call: 2009

David Baines

Year of call: 2009