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About Me


I pride myself on keeping my feet firmly on the ground and focusing on practical and pragmatic outcomes.

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My Approach


I have always made it my priority to be clear, direct and straight forward to deal with.

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My Work


I have represented hundreds of clients in criminal, regulatory and disciplinary cases.

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Direct Access


I am a public access barrister & accept direct instructions from the public.

Professional Services

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NMC Defence Barrister

I am an experienced medical defence barrister specialising in all matters relating to NMC Fitness to Practise proceedings.

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GMC Defence Barrister

I am an experienced medical defence barrister specialising in all matters relating to GMC Fitness to Practise proceedings.

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GPhC Defence Barrister

I am a leading GPhC Defence Barrister defending pharmacists and pharmacy technicians facing fitness to practise proceedings.

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GDC Defence Barrister

I am a medical defence barrister acting for a range of dental practitioners in all matters relating to their fitness to practise.

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Other Regulatory Defence

I am an experienced regulatory barrister with expert knowledge in licensing & criminal defence.

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Recent Blog & Publications

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15 Jun

In order to practise in Great Britain, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

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14 Jun

Doctors being investigated after the death of a patient should expect official investigations to take into account their working environments and pressures - “Independent review of gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide in medical practice”

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14 Jun

When a doctor’s fitness to practise is called in to question, the GMC has a legal obligation to investigate the complaint to establish if the doctor’s fitness to practise may be impaired.

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21 May

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has issued revised guidance for pharmacy owners to help make sure that people can only obtain medicines from online pharmacies that are safe and clinically appropriate for them.

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30 Apr

The GMC may refer a doctor for an interim orders hearing at the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service [MPTS] at any stage in proceedings.

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7 Apr

You must remember that this will only apply if the Committee Panel have determined that your fitness to practise is impaired. The word “is” is the central word. Please refer to my other information sheet on this for further information because it is central and is often forgotten.

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