Case closed for doctor who faced multiple charges of lack of probity as well as a driving related conviction.
Kings View Chambers’ joint head of Chambers and leading GMC Defence Barrister, Catherine Stock, represented Dr US. Before the GMC, she argued successfully that the doctor’s actions did not necessarily warrant a referral to a fitness to practise tribunal, given the circumstances.
As a result of Catherine’s representations, Dr US’s case was closed prior to Case Examiners stage (Rule 7 stage).
As a consequence, Dr US was given a warning and the case was closed.
Leading GMC Defence Barrister, Catherine Stock, said in relation to this case: “It is so important to ensure that even when there is a case to answer on facts that you are able to demonstrate remediation at an early stage, as this will, in many cases reduce the chance of your case being referred to a tribunal.”
Dr US said: “Excellent service and knowledge with experience have made Kings View Chamber outstanding.
“I am a doctor and in my case the first point of interaction was the barrister Catherine Stock. My case was very complicated with more than 10 allegations included dishonesty and probity along with a driving offence for which I was convicted by court.
“Although there were so my instructions, she made the case very sensibly when I was expecting a suspension, my case ended with a warning only which saved my future. I am so happy.”
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