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Professional Discipline

Regulatory Law

If you find yourself under the scrutiny of a regulator for disciplinary or criminal reasons, Cartwright King’s Professional Discipline Solicitors will do everything possible to protect your career and your reputation or minimise negative consequences. Benefit from specialist legal support that protects your best interests.

Get in touch with our experienced Regulatory Law team now for the legal advice you need.

How Cartwright King’s Professional Discipline Solicitors Can Help

Misconduct and criminal allegations against you can threaten your career, your reputation and potentially your freedom. That’s why having the right legal advice is crucial to clearing you of wrongdoing or minisming the severity of action taken against you. 

Cartwright King has years of experience dealing with professional and regulatory bodies. We can support you if you’re being investigated by:

  • Financial Conduct Authority
  • General Chiropractic Council
  • General Dental Council
  • General Medical Council
  • Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC)
  • General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Health & Care Professions Council
  • Nursing & Midwifery Council
  • Professional Services 
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Teaching Regulation Agency

Our specialist Regulatory Law Team can also help with Fitness to Practice appeals.

Speak to a Specialist Solicitor Immediately

If you suspect that you are going to be investigated, or you are already under investigation by a professional or regulatory body, speak to a specialist Cartwright King Professional Discipline Solicitor immediately.

There is no substitute for speaking to one of our specialist solicitors to get the right advice, ensuring that you are on the front foot when facing an investigation. 

For immediate action, call us or email us for an initial discussion. 

The discussion is completely informal and confidential, and is an opportunity for us to:

  • Get to know you 
  • Understand your situation
  • Advise you on legal fees
  • Agree how you want to proceed

Why Choose Cartwright King for Professional Disciplinary Hearings?

We listen, we understand and we care about what happens to you. Having sound, reliable legal advice ensures that you understand your rights when you’re under investigation. Working with a specialist Cartwright King solicitor ensures that the professional or regulatory bodies don’t hold all the power while investigating you.

We know that professional disciplinary hearings can seem like a personal attack, potentially tarnishing your reputation, becoming the source of office gossip among your colleagues, ruining your career and affecting your future employment prospects. We will do everything we can to protect you from this and potential slander.

We are committed to defending your legal rights and ensuring that you are treated fairly and with respect throughout your case. When you need us most, we will be there to offer sound, sensible legal advice and sure guidance.  

We are a trusted, resourceful Legal 500 top tier law firm with specialist solicitors that are calm under pressure, giving you defence counsel that you can count on.

Legal Fees

Legal fees will be charged in accordance with the work required for your case. Costs will be agreed with you before any work starts and you will be given clear information detailing the cost commitment.

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Frequently asked questions.

When an allegation has been against you, the appropriate regulator will carry out checks to determine whether you have violated its code of conduct and assess your fitness to practice.

You will then be contacted by the regulator, in writing, notifying you that an allegation has been made against you and asking you for a response to the accusations made. At this point you should get in touch with Cartwright King for legal advice.

You should instruct Cartwright King to represent you. We can advise you on the appropriate defence strategy, prepare your case and attend your hearing with you. Our Regulatory Team has strong litigation experience, which you can benefit from during your hearing.

Yes, you can appeal. Cartwright King can offer you realistic advice on whether it’s worth appealing, and if an appeal is likely to deliver a better outcome, we can help you prepare an appeal and provide representation.