Our team have a comprehensive knowledge of professional discipline. Our experience includes acting for police officers and police forces in misconduct and disciplinary proceedings brought by the appropriate authority (and related inquests and public inquiries), as well as representing a variety of regulators and professionals including teachers, vets, social workers, childminders, doctors, psychologists, radiographers, dentists, paramedics before their regulator. Our work also includes regulatory enforcement in front of the Care Quality Commission and the Office for Standards in Education, matters that are disclosable on the NHS Performers List, and matters relating to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
We have a particular strength in advising professionals on matters linked to the case brought by their regulatory body, such as criminal proceedings.
Our members advise and act in proceedings before the following regulatory bodies:
- Independent Office for Police Conduct
- General Dental Council
- General Medical Council
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
- General Optical Council
- General Veterinary Council
- Health and Care Professions Council
- Care Quality Commission
- Social Work England