Our experienced solicitors can act for you at all stages of your professional disciplinary matter from receipt of notice of an investigation by your regulator through to providing representation at a Final Hearing.
At William Graham Law our approach is, where possible, to provide advocate representation for any Disciplinary Panel Hearings utilising our in house team of experienced solicitor-advocates. This approach enables our solicitor-advocates to work seamlessly with you from the start of your case to its conclusion. We believe working in this way delivers continuity and in-depth understanding to develop and advance your case. A professional disciplinary case brought by your regulator can have a serious and restrictive effect on your ability to practise in your chosen career. We understand the need for clear legal advice and support at such a time. Our team has the necessary experience in professional regulatory cases to provide the advice and assistance you need.
we understand the period from investigation to substantive hearing can be lengthy and that this may cause you a great deal of stress and worry. We are passionate about achieving the best results for our clients and ensuring that the allegations are defended whenever possible.
Our team has vast experience in representing a variety of individual healthcare registrants in disciplinary cases brought by their regulator including;
- Registered Nurses
- Social Workers
- Chiropodists / Podiatrists
- Dispensing Opticians
We therefore have a comprehensive understanding of these professions and extensive experience of working with the following regulators;
- General Medical Council
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
- General Dental Council
- Health and Care Professions Council
- General Optical Council
- General Osteopathic Council
- General Chiropractic Council
- Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Our team is happy and able to assist in all professional disciplinary matters. If your profession is not detailed above please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss the assistance we can provide.
Our team has extensive experience in representing childcare providers when their registration on the Childcare Register is cancelled, suspended or conditions are placed on their registration by OfSTED.
Care Home Regulation
The team frequently acts for Care Home Owners to challenge the actions taken by the Care Quality Commission.
We realise the threat to the business as a consequence of the investigation and have experience of working with the CQC to ensure a resolution is found to enable the business to continue.