News and Events - Professional Discipline


24th Apr 2019News

Andrew Colman Successfully Defends General Practitioner Facing 39 Allegations

Andrew Colman recently completed the successful defence of a General Practitioner after a 4-week hearing at the Medical Practitioners Tribunal in Manchester. The investigation spanned a period of 3 years and included appeals before the NHSE Performers List Decision Panel and the High Court in respect of an interim order. The doctor initially faced multiple […]

9th Apr 2019News

Michael Hayton QC Successfully Represents Dr Bawa-Garba

Michael Hayton QC, instructed by Tim Johnson Law, represented Dr Bawa-Garba before the MPTS on 9 April 2019. Dr Bawa-Garba was convicted in 2015 of the gross negligence manslaughter of a 6 year old boy in her care at a Leicestershire hospital and sentenced to a suspended sentence of imprisonment. Subsequently a Fitness to Practice […]

29th Mar 2019News

Michael Rawlinson Secures Reinstatement of PC Following Police Appeals Tribunal Hearing

Michael Rawlinson has successfully represented a Police Constable at a Police Appeals Tribunal hearing held in March 2019. The officer had originally been dismissed for gross misconduct at a police disciplinary hearing. This followed allegations that he had given false details to security staff investigating an allegation of shop theft, and associated findings regarding his […]

25th Mar 2019News

Andrew Colman Successfully Defends Vaser Liposelection™ Practitioner Facing 28 Allegations

Andrew Colman recently completed the successful defence of a highly experienced practitioner of Vaser liposelection™ (a form of liposuction) after a protracted 4-week hearing at the Medical Practitioners Tribunal in Manchester. The doctor faced 28 allegations, divided into well over 100 sub-heads, covering the treatment of three patients dating back as far as 2011 and […]

25th Mar 2019News

Andrew Hurst Appointed Circuit Judge

Chambers is delighted to announce that Andrew Hurst has been appointed a Circuit Judge. He will take up sitting at Basildon Crown Court from 1st April. Andrew was an asset to our Professional Discipline Team, with a formidable reputation in the area and was shortlisted for Professional Junior of the Year in last years’ Chambers […]

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