INVESTIGATIONS

Our regulatory solicitors work with some of the UK’s leading regulators to lead and manage investigations regarding alleged misconduct, lack of competence and health-related matters. This includes cases with multiple registrants, allegations spanning over a number years, and dealing with sensitive and vulnerable witnesses.

TRIBUNAL ADVOCACY

Our clients benefit from specialist advocacy from our in-house barristers and solicitors before Interim Orders, Committees, Professional Conduct Committees, Competence Committees, Fitness to Practise Panels, Registration Appeals Panels and other tribunals. Our regulatory barristers and solicitors appear weekly before various professional regulatory tribunals.

APPEALS AND JUDICIAL REVIEWS

Our regulatory law experts provide support and representation in appeals to internal review panels, First-tier Tribunals and the High Court.

STATUTORY FRAMEWORKS, DRAFTING AND GOVERNANCE

Our regulatory lawyers specialise in drafting Codes of Conduct, protocols, indicative sanctions guidance, disciplinary rules, primary and secondary legislation and standard operating procedures.

LEGAL ADVISORS TO STATUTORY COMMITTEES

Our Regulatory Law team regularly acts as Legal Advisor to Fitness to Practise Panels and Conduct and Competence Committees.

TRAINING

Our regulatory lawyers provide bespoke training to in-house teams and committee and panel members on areas including case law updates, structured decision-making and drafting of reasons for decisions.

AUDITING AND SERIOUS INCIDENT REVIEWS

Our Regulatory Law team is experienced in conducting reviews of decisions of Investigating Committees, Case Examiners and Fitness to Practise Panels and leading on serious incident reviews. We draft reports and identify learning outcomes.

INFORMATION LAW ADVICE

Our regulatory solicitors provide guidance on matters relating to the Data Protection Act, Freedom of Information Act, GDPR and confidentiality issues.