Ben Rich

Ben Rich

"Operates in a very skilled manner and demonstrates a great deal of ability."

Chambers UK 2018
Year of call: 2010
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Professional Discipline

Ben Rich is ranked as an up-and-coming individual in the Professional Discipline field by Chambers UK 2017.

He frequently defends nurses before the Nursing and Midwifery Council, and other healthcare professionals before their regulators. Recent cases included charges of clinical incompetence (48 allegations), sexual assault of a patient, dishonesty and falsifying medical records. He has appeared in the General Dental Council both for and against registrants, and in the General Medical Council. He has presented cases against teachers for the National College of Teaching and Learning, and acts for the Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants.

Ben has appeared in the High Court on behalf of a registrant and has advised on High Court appeals and judicial review for healthcare professionals.

Cases

NMC v Donna Wood

Ben represented the nurse accused of falsifying the temperature of a colleague who was later hospitalised with the Ebola virus. She received a two-month suspension.

NMC v Mandy Murell

Secured a Conditions of Practice order for this nurse who admitted over 40 incompetence allegations and lying to a patient

NMC v Patrice Karimazondo

Represented this nurse accused of clinical failings and two counts of dishonesty. One was admitted and the other not proved. He was suspended.

 

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