Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) Defence Barristers

Kings View Chambers is a leading chambers who has gained an excellent reputation for representing and defending nurses and midwives before the Nursing & Midwifery Council. As a leading chambers specialising in healthcare law and regulation, our barristers give high quality specialist advice and have unrivalled experience in defending and representing nurses and midwives including issues with registration, allegations made against you for poor professional competence, health issues and allegations of misconduct.

NMC Fitness to Practise

Kings View is a leading chambers who has gained an excellent reputation for representing and defending nurses and midwives before the Nursing & Midwifery Council. As a leading chambers specialising in healthcare law and regulation, our barristers give high quality specialist advice and have unrivalled experience in defending and representing nurses and midwives including issues with registration, allegations made against you for poor professional competence, health issues and allegations of misconduct.

If you have been referred to the Nursing and Midwifery Council, it is important that you seek professional legal advice to protect your reputation and professional career. Our barristers have experience acting for nurses in both the public and private sectors.

We are a leading public access barristers chambers’ specialising in healthcare law which means that you can instruct us directly without the need to go through a law firm which can incur additional unnecessary costs.

What we do

  • NMC fitness to practise referrals
  • NMC fitness to practise hearings
  • Appeals against a Fitness to Practise Panel determination
  • Interim Order hearings
  • Appeals against an Interim Orders Panel determination
  • Preparing your case before the Case Examiners
  • Help with the decision of the Case Examiners
  • Help with a consensual panel determination
  • Help with voluntary removal
  • Registration advice
  • Appeal against refusal of registration or re-registration
  • Restoration to the Register
  • Investigation and disciplinary hearings at work
  • Criminal investigation and proceedings
  • Police cautions
  • DBS [Disclosure and Barring Service] issues

NMC Student Fitness to Practise Defence Barristers

The standards set by the Nursing and Midwifery Council expected of registered nurses and midwives apply equally to nursing and midwifery students.  A finding of impaired fitness to practise could have lasting and significant implications for nursing and midwifery students.

We also act for, and represent, nursing and midwifery students facing competency, conduct and other fitness to practise proceedings.

Recent Cases

Stephen elected Richmond Fellowship chairman

Joint head of Kings View Chambers, Stephen McCaffrey has been elected as chairman of the Richmond Fellowship - a charity which supports around 2500 people across Scotland.Joint head of Kings View Chambers, Stephen McCaffrey has been elected as chairman of the Richmond...

Kings View successful in representing HCPC client

Kings View has successfully represented a HCPC client who practised under a protected title at a time when their registration has lapsed.Kings View has successfully represented a HCPC client who practised under a protected title at a time when their registration has...

Nurse avoids NMC suspension

Kings View persuaded a NMC fitness to practise panel to impose the least serious sanction in a case relating to issue of drug administration and dishonesty.Kings View persuaded a NMC fitness to practise panel to impose the least serious sanction in a case relating to...

GMC successful in persuading GMC case examiners

Kings View were again successful in persuading the GMC case examiners that there was no case to answer.Kings View were again successful in persuading the GMC case examiners that there was no case to answer. This case involved both allegations of lack of competence and...

OY

Using a Barrister was a first time experience for us, and Stephen explained everything in a polite, non-patronising manner and always showed us the full extent of his knowledge.

RG

I would just like to express my sincere thanks to Catherine Stock who was absolutely amazing on how she handled my NMC case for Restoration to Nursing.

DS

Catherine Stock represent me in a NMC Case with great excellence and expertise showing great empathy, compassion and understanding.

FPT

Honesty. Integrity. Transparency and Partnership with you in a time of great need is what Kings View Chambers Catherine Stock & Steven McCaffery extended towards me as a professional nurse.

LC

Both Stephen and Catherine from the outset have been approachable, knowledgable and are without question extremely competent professionals and experts in their field.

NMC News and Articles

Nurse avoids NMC suspension

Nurse avoids NMC suspension

Kings View persuaded a NMC fitness to practise panel to impose the least serious sanction in a case relating to issue of drug administration and dishonesty.

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