Social Work England

(SWE) Defence Barristers

Kings View is a leading chambers specialising in healthcare law and regulation. We have vast experience in defending and representing all healthcare professionals in all courts and tribunals. With our vast experience in healthcare regulation comes an understanding of the complexities of working in health and social care. We can provide health and social care professionals with high quality specialist advocacy and advisory services.

SWE Fitness to Practise

Kings View is a leading chambers who has gained an excellent reputation for representing and defending social workers facing Social Work England  fitness to practise proceedings. 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 social workers including issues with registration, allegations made against you for poor professional competence, health issues and allegations of misconduct.

If you have been referred to Social Work England, it is important that you seek professional legal advice to protect your reputation and professional career. Our barristers have experience acting for social workers 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.

Recent Cases

Client’s suspension revoked

Our client’s Suspension Order was revoked after the review tribunal found their fitness to practise no longer impaired.Our client's Suspension Order was revoked after the review tribunal found their fitness to practise no longer impaired. Commenting on this case,...

Pharmacist’s fitness to practise found not impaired

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) were determined to progress the matter. Following months of work and a clear strategy, we achieved a finding of no impairment at the Principal Hearing.  "Kings View now has unparalleled experience in the GPhC fitness to...

Dentist’s Registration Successfully Restored

Our client's registration with the General Dental Council fully restored in a case also pointing to the importance of full remediation.Our client's, R, registration with the General Dental Council fully restored in a case also pointing to the importance of full...

Radiographer cleared of all wrong doing

Our client, a Radiographer, has been cleared by a HCPC tribunal of all wrong doing in a scathing judgement of the Trust and witnesses involved.Our client, a Radiographer, has been cleared by a HCPC tribunal of all wrong doing in a scathing judgement of the Trust and...

“Based on dealing with incompetent law firms, I would urge you to seek advice from Kings View Chambers – and stick with them. I don’t think there is anyone better.”

“If Carlsberg ran regulatory law firms this would probably be one of the best regulatory law firms in the world. They are truly the X-Factor of regulatory barristers.”

“You may be currently trawling sites for professional regulatory Barristers. I encourage you all to look no further. Barristers Ms Catherine Stock and Mr Stephen McCaffrey are no less than excellent.”

“The matter had already been ongoing for a year, and I was stressed and worried, but from the day I instructed Stephen and Catherine I felt reassured by their professional and knowledgeable approach.”

“Words alone cannot express how good Kings View Chambers are. Being a good lawyer is one thing, being a good lawyer who actually cares about what they do is gold dust.”

SWE News and Articles

Insight, Remediation and Sanctions

Insight, Remediation and Sanctions

Guidance must not be “slavishly” followed, and regulatory decisions must be made based on the individual merits of the case – High Court.

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