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4th May 2020News

Professional Discipline Group Newsletter – May 2020

Welcome to the Professional Discipline Group Newsletter – May edition   Covid 19 deaths in the workplace: Chief Coroner’s guidance No 37 Alexandra Tampakopoulos   Causation and other issues: Queen on the application of Smith v Assistant Coroner for North West Wales Nikita McNeill   Expert Liar? McLennan v GMC Christopher Geering   The perils […]

4th Mar 2020News

Michael Rawlinson successfully defends Nottinghamshire Police Constable at gross misconduct hearing

Michael Rawlinson has successfully defended a Nottinghamshire PC who faced allegations of gross misconduct. The officer faced dismissal, having been accused of using excessive force and assault against a detained youth. Following a four-day contested hearing, the allegations were dismissed by the panel in their entirety. The Nottinghamshire Police Federation issued a short statement in […]

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 […]