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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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GOsC Defence Barrister

I am a medical defence barrister acting for osteopaths in all matters relating to GOsC fitness to practise.

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HCPC Defence Barrister

I am a defence barrister acting for health care professionals in all matters relating to HCPC fitness to practise.

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Recent Blog & Publications

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27 Jul

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has set out its proposed 2020 to 2025 strategic themes for consultation.

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24 Jul

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced the General Medical Council (GMC) will regulate physician associates (PA) and anaesthesia associates.

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9 Jul

The Government has set out plans to modernise fitness to practise processes and give healthcare regulators greater autonomy to be responsive to a fast changing healthcare environment.

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1 Jul

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is seeking views on changes to its education and training requirements for pharmacy support staff.

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1 Jul

In this article I will look at the current position with regards to fit and proper and then how this will change in the near future once the statutory guidance is adopted.

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23 Jun

The leaders of nine healthcare regulators have signed a joint statement to stress the benefits of good reflection among healthcare professionals.

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