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Dishonesty versus a want of integrity rears its head again
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • July 11 2017

Mr Peter Williams (the Applicant), a former solicitor, lodged an appeal against the findings of misconduct against him by a Tribunal of the Solicitors


Mothers with Birth Injuries
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2017

A recent article appeared in the Daily Mail entitled “The great childbirth taboo” which opened up the conversation on this issue for many women. The


The Performer's List - additional obligations for NHS GPs
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2017

In addition to the core duties with which a General Medical Council (‘GMC’) registered doctor must comply, there are additional obligations for those


Cerebral Palsy - What Do We Know About the Causes?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 20 2017

A diagnosis of cerebral palsy (CP) is usually only made after a doctor has carried out a range of specialised tests with a team of health


Funding a clinical negligence claim
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 16 2017

Laura Sylvester explains the different options available when funding a clinical or medical negligence claim


An illustration of the GMC’s enhanced ability to protect the public
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 6 2017

On 26 May 2017, the High Court handed down its judgment in the hearing of an appeal by the General Medical Council (GMC) against the determination by


The slow death of the criminal standard in professional disciplinary proceedings
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2017

“Fairness is a constantly evolving concept. Hawkins J (Memoirs, chapter IV) recalled a defendant convicted of theft at the Old Bailey in the 1840s


Choosing a Solicitor for a Brain Injury Compensation Claim
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2017

If you are reading this it is likely that you, or a loved one has suffered a brain injury. This might be a traumatic brain injury (TBI), caused in a


Is amending the allegation at a late stage always prohibited?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2017

In short, in the first appeal, the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) exercised its power of appeal by way of referral under Sec


A ‘deep-seated attitudinal problem’ could be the difference between a suspension and a strike-off
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2017

The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (“the PSA”) brought an appeal against the decision of a Conduct and Competence