Professional Discipline

A growing team of 187 Fleet Street’s barristers specialise in acting for professionals and professional regulatory bodies in disciplinary proceedings. Our first-class advice and advocacy service is dedicated to guiding clients through the spectrum of disciplinary proceedings or complaints.

Our barristers understand when reputations, careers and livelihoods are at stake. We always tailor our service to the needs of each individual case.

We are experienced tribunal advocates with an abundance of experience in professional regulation. 187 Fleet Street’s barristers are uniquely skilled to advise and represent those accused of misconduct at every step of proceedings, on appeal and judicial review.

Our barristers are expert advocates in professional discipline.

Representing both the professional regulators and the professions, Chambers’ specialist disciplinary barristers strive to provide clients with a tactical insight into both sides of proceedings.

It is because of our experience, insightful advocacy and skilled judgment that 187 Fleet Street are the Chambers of choice for growing numbers disciplinary proceedings.

In accountancy, we provide specialist professional disciplinary advice and advocacy for cases brought by or before:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Accountancy and Actuarial Disciplinary Board (AADB)

In the business and financial services sectors, we provide specialist professional disciplinary advice and advocacy for cases brought by or before:

  • Financial Services Authority (FSA)
  • FSA Regulatory Decisions Committee
  • Upper Tribunal (Financial Services)
  • Upper Tribunal (Tax & Chancery)

In the legal sector, we provide specialist professional disciplinary advice and advocacy for cases brought by or before:

  • Bar Standards Board (BSB)
  • Solicitor’s Regulatory Authority (SRA)
  • Institute for Legal Executives (ILEX)

In the healthcare sector, we provide specialist professional disciplinary advice and advocacy for cases brought by or before:

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • General Medical Council (GMC)
  • General Dental Council (GDC)
  • General Optical Council (GOC)
  • General Social Care Council (GSCS)
  • Health Professions Council (HPC)
  • Care Quality Commission (CQC)

In the policing and security sectors, we provide specialist professional disciplinary advice and advocacy for cases brought by or before:

  • Misconduct Hearings
  • Police Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Security Industry Authority (SIA)
  • SIA Appeal Panels

In sports, we provide specialist professional disciplinary advice and advocacy for cases brought by or before:

  • Rugby Football Union Disciplinary Committee (RFUDC)
  • Football Association Disciplinary Committee (FADC)
  • The British Horseracing Authority (BHA)

To instruct a barrister or discuss your case further, Chambers has a dedicated clerking team led by our Senior Clerk, John Pyne.

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