News and Events - Christopher Geering


20th Feb 2020News

Professional Discipline Group Newsletter

Welcome to the first 2 Hare Court Professional Discipline newsletter of 2020! Paul Renteurs looks at the unsual case of Bramhall and considers whether a warning given for misconduct can be properly set aside, and a case referred for a full hearing, when the same conduct subsequently results in a conviction. Vivienne Tanchel examines the […]

2nd Jul 2019News

“Inappropriate Protracted and Hostile Questioning” – From the Panel: Beard v General Osteopathic Council [2019] EWHC 1561 (Admin)

Ms Beard saw Patient A over the course of two appointments. Shortly afterwards Patient A sent a written complaint to Ms Beard. As the court commented, “it is difficult to convey its tone; it was inappropriately long, opinionated, personal, over-familiar, with a false bonhomie covering an underlying aggression.”  Ms Beard, in her reply, described it as “verging on […]

29th May 2019Newsflash

Professional Discipline Summer Newsletter

Welcome to the 2 Hare Court Professional Discipline summer newsletter. In coronial proceedings, I look at the Court of Appeal’s judgment in Maughan, which has confirmed the appropriate standard of proof for suicides. Alexandra Tampakopoulos considers the recent decision of Maguire, and the scope of Article 2. As for the MPTS, Ben Rich reflects on […]