General Medical Council (GMC) Defence Barristers
Our barristers are vastly experienced and understand the complexities of the situations doctors face. We advise and represent doctors facing GMC proceedings from the outset often challenging whether there is a case to answer. We can represent doctors at interim order hearings through to substantive hearings and can appeal the decision of the GMC to the High Court.
GMC Fitness to Practise
Kings View Medical Defence is a leading chambers specialising in healthcare law and regulation who have gained an excellent reputation for representing and defending doctors facing GMC proceedings.
We regularly advise doctors and understand the significance and impact complaints can have on the reputation and career of a doctor. A well-prepared case is essential to ensure the best outcome for you, your career and professional reputation. It is imperative that you seek legal advice from someone who specialises in GMC defence work.
If you have been notified by the GMC that you’re under investigation or are facing difficulties with your registration, call us today for a free initial consultation.
What we do
- GMC fitness to practise referrals
- GMC fitness to practise hearings
- Appeals against a MPTS Tribunal determination
- MPTS Interim Order hearings
- Appeals against a MPTS Interim Orders Tribunal determination
- Preparing your case before the Case Examiners
- Help with the decision of the Case Examiners
- Help with voluntary removal
- Registration advice
- Appeal against refusal of registration
- Restoration to the Register
- Investigation and disciplinary hearings at work
- Criminal investigation and proceedings
- Police cautions
- DBS [Disclosure and Barring Service] issues
Medical Student Fitness to Practise
The standards set by the General Medical Council expected of registered doctors apply equally to medical students. A finding of impaired fitness to practise could have lasting and significant implications for medical students.
We also act for, and represent, medical students facing competency, conduct and other fitness to practise proceedings.
Doctors can appeal GMC decisions relating to registration, licensing, restoration and revalidation, but legal advice is key to good outcomes.Doctors can appeal GMC decisions relating to registration, licensing, restoration and revalidation, but legal advice is key to...
GMC Case Examiners close fitness to practise investigation with no case to answer for Kings View Chamber's client.The case in part related to issues around working during covid. We are beginning to see cases across all regulators about actions and practise during...
A doctor who was erased from the GMC register has successfully applied for restoration with representation from Kings View.A doctor who was erased from the GMC register has successfully applied for restoration with representation from Kings View Chambers. The doctor,...
Kings View Chambers secure no case to answer for doctor accused of dishonesty in relation to NHS prescriptions. Kings View Chambers secure no case to answer for doctor accused of dishonesty in relation to NHS prescriptions. In this case, GMC Case Examiners were...
GMC News and Articles
At any point during an investigation, the GMC can refer a doctor to an interim orders tribunal at the MPTS.
The GMC placed emphasis on its “zero tolerance of sexual harassment” with a “clear definition of what constitutes it” in the updated Good medical practice.
The GMC has published the updated version of the Good Medical Practice. We look at the changes and what they mean for doctors.