Professional Disciplinary

Professional disciplinary or regulatory proceedings can cause irreparable damage to reputations and careers. It is therefore vital to seek expert legal advice from the outset.

Goldman Bailey has a growing practice in defending a range of professionals against investigations. We have particular expertise in representing medical and healthcare professionals, having lawyers with previous careers in these fields.

We will guide you through every stage of an investigation. We are able to assist from the outset - including negotiating on your behalf and responding to initial complaints - and can provide representation before disciplinary committees and tribunals. We also advise on registration issues, fitness to practice (including professional competence, misconduct, impairment) and interim orders and suspensions.

Our expertise in criminal defence work also means we are able to advise and represent you in any associated or parallel criminal proceedings.

We are able to assist in proceedings before any of the following professional disciplinary and regulatory bodies:

  • The General Chiropractic Council (GCC)
  • The General Dental Council (GDC)
  • The General Medical Council (GMC)
  • The General Optical Council (GOC)
  • The General Osteopathic Council (GOsC)
  • The General Social Care Council (GSCC)
  • The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Regulates: Arts therapists, Biomedical Scientists, Chiropodists/Podiatrists, Clinical Scientists, Dieticians, Hearing Aid Dispensers, Occupational Therapists, Operating Department Practitioners, Orthopists, Paramedics, Physiotherapists, Practitioner Psychologists, Prosthetists and Orthotists, Radiographers, Social Workers, Speech/Language Therapists
  • The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)

Please contact us for more information about how we can help with your case.


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