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.
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 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...
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...
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...
SWE News and Articles
In this case Kings View client, H, had been offered an agreed outcome by Social Work England but had refused to accept one aspect of the case against them.
Healthcare regulators take a particularly serious view of breaching professional boundaries. What are personal boundaries and how to avoid the pitfalls.
Overview of SWE’s “accepted disposal” process, the outcome of the PSA review and discussion on the fairness of this process.