Kings View Chambers have helped a nurse successfully appeal against summary dismissal for breach of data protection. 

JM instructed health and care defence barrister Catherine Stock to provide legal advice on her case, draft grounds for appeal and assisted in preparing for the appeal hearing. 

With Catherine’s assistance, JM’s appeal was dismissed and JM’s registration was reinstated. 

Catherine said: “This case highlights the tougher line that Trusts are now taking in respect of any breach of GDPR.  It is worth checking your Trust policy to ensure you understand what can be considered a breach. 

“As with most cases we advise that you should appeal the decision even if your grounds of appeal are weak. If you do not appeal and the matter is then considered by a regulatory tribunal, failure to appeal an internal decision can often be construed as acceptance. 

“It is better to obtain specialist legal advice as soon as possible at fact finding stage.”

JM said: “Very prompt response to initial enquiry. Excellent advice and support throughout from Catherine Stock who has professionalism and humanity in equal measure and I was very impressed by the service I received. 

“The specialist knowledge and insight in to the medical regulatory bodies is invaluable and I would definitely recommend Kings View Chambers to any health care professional who finds themselves in the unfortunate position of needing legal advice. Very satisfied with the outcome from my hearing. Thank you so much.”


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.


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.


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


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.


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

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Well prepared and reassuring…. most definitely would recommend them if you ever have an issue with the NMC.

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