News and Events - Professional Discipline

5th Dec 2023Newsletters

2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the Professional Discipline Newsletter.   Christopher Geering & Ben Rich Editors Foreword Hello and welcome to a bumper Winter/Christmas edition of the 2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter. This edition starts with an issue that might seem a little obscure. We live in an era of remote hearings, so […]

1st Nov 2023Events

Neelam Gomersall to speak at BDA’s Annual Dento-Legal Study Day on Friday 17th November 2023

BDA’s Annual Dento-Legal Study Day: Professional boundaries – have the regulators pushed them too far? Date: Friday 17 November 2023 Time: 09:30 – 16:30 Venue: BDA, LondonProgramme Join this BDA event alongside peers to explore key aspects of professionalism, and through a mix of lecture-based presentations, Q&A and group discussion understand how regulators approach their […]

19th Sep 2023News

Peter Lownds represents doctor accused of dishonesty and witness intimidation in Fitness to Practice hearing before the GMC

Peter Lownds represented Dr A who was accused of multiple acts of dishonesty, surrounding both an application he made to a health care planning board committee and its subsequent investigation, and separate representations it was alleged he made about his arrangements for supervision and appraisal. During the proceedings, an additional allegation was made that Dr […]

7th Sep 2023News

Michael Rawlinson acts for police officer in claim for Judicial Review

Michael Rawlinson, on behalf of a serving police officer, has successfully resisted a Judicial Review claim brought by Cleveland Police. The case concerned a ‘misconduct only’ finding made against the officer following a police misconduct hearing. Cleveland Police sought to argue that the decision secured by Michael before the original misconduct panel (namely, that the […]