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Appeals – Fitness To Practice

Appeals Fitness to Practice

Cartwright King has a stellar reputation for dealing with appeals cases successfully in the UK High Court and Supreme Court. If you want to appeal a fitness to practice decision, getting the right advice is crucial. Our specialist Professional Discipline Solicitors can help you challenge a decision made by your professional regulator.

Don’t delay, get in touch with Cartwright King now to speak to a specialist Professional Discipline Solicitor.

How Cartwright King can help you appeal against a decision

Our Professional Discipline Lawyers will do everything they can to protect your career and your reputation. We will work with you to clear you of any wrongdoing or minimise any negative actions taken against you by your professional regulator. Our specialist solicitors scrutinise evidence closely to give your appeal the best chance of success.

We can help appeal against decisions made by the following professional disciplinary bodies and regulatory tribunals:

Speak to a Specialist Solicitor Now

If you face being struck off, or you have already been suspended by your professional or regulatory body, this is the time to call us. Benefit from an initial telephone call with a specialist Cartwright King Professional Discipline Solicitor to understand your options and how to proceed.

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 challenging a fitness to practice decision. 

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 Fitness to Practice Appeals?

Fitness to practice appeals come with strict time limits, which is why you need a specialist solicitor with experience and the legal know-how to act fast.

We listen, we understand and we care about what happens to you. Having fast, effective and reliable legal advice ensures that you understand your rights when appealing a fitness to practice decision. 

We know that fitness to practice proceedings can have a devastating impact professionally and financially, which is why we will do everything we can to protect your reputation and your livelihood.

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

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

We're here for you.

Frequently asked questions.

How long do I have to appeal a fitness to practice decision?

The time limit for appealing a fitness to practice decision depends on the professional or regulatory body that made the initial decision. For example, if you’re a nurse, midwife or nursing associate appealing a decision, you have 28 days to appeal.

However, time limits may vary among other professional and regulatory bodies. Cartwright King can advise you of appeal time limits when you instruct us.

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