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Revised ICAEW Disciplinary Bye-laws introduce new fitness proceedings
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2016

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has recently released a revised version of its Disciplinary Bye-laws. One of the


Legal Update: Bolam test considered in professional negligence claim against financial advisor
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2016

O’Hare v Coutts & Co 2016 EWHC 2224 (QB


High Court allows appeal against striking off order imposed by NMC’s Conduct and Competence Committee
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

This was an appeal against a decision of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Conduct and Competence Committee (‘the Committee’) to impose


The NMC’s move towards ‘private allegations’
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • November 8 2016

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the statutory body responsible for regulating Nurses and Midwifes in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern


High threshold to be met before appellate court will depart from professional panel’s factual findings
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2016

Ms Redmond (the Appellant) is a registered social worker. She worked between 2009 and 2012 for Nottingham City Council as a case manager in the Youth


Legal update: Court confirms need for interim suspension order in a public interest case
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 11 2016

Dr NH is a trainee doctor. On 5 April 2016 the IOT made his registration subject to an interim order for suspension for the period


Court confirms need for interim suspension order in a public interest case
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 11 2016

This case concerns the application of the doctor, NH, for the Court to terminate an interim suspension imposed by the Interim Orders Tribunal (IOT


High Court confirms strict time limits for GMC appeals and rejects the applicability of the Equality Act 2010 to those proceedings
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 3 2016

Pursuant to Section 40(4) of the Medical Act 1983 (the Act), appeals in relation to decisions of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal (the MPT) must be


A moment’s inattention on the part of a regulated professional in circumstances where patient safety is an issue does not automatically lead to a conclusion of misconduct when careful consideration is given to the context
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2016

This was a statutory appeal to the High Court in relation to a decision of the Conduct and Competence Committee (the Panel) of the Nursing and


High Court awards costs against General Dental Council and dentist in PSA appeal
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2016

Health care professionals subject to disciplinary proceedings will often assume that the final hearing determination will conclude the matter. However