Fitness to Practice and Professional Discipline Hearings

If you are in the unfortunate position where you are under investigation by your regulator or professional body, Eastgate Chambers have a team of experienced Solicitors and Barristers on hand to advise you on the implications of the matters being investigated and responding to the regulator.  We strongly recommend that you seek legal advice early on in the process and not to go it alone.  Eastgate Chambers will try to conclude matters as soon as possible but if you are referred to a conduct hearing, our Lawyers will offer advice on the appropriate defence and provide  representation to you at hearings.  Let us help you with;

  • Advice on regulatory compliance
  • Advising clients under investigation, including assisting with disclosure of information, preparing written responses and attending meetings
  • Assisting with applications for registration and authorisation
  • Appeals against decisions
  • Consent Orders
  • Interim Orders
  • Preparing notifications to regulators and professional bodies regarding reportable events
  • Professional conduct and fitness to practice hearings