We represent medical professionals facing disciplinary hearings or under investigation by the General Medical Council. If you are facing disciplinary action or are under investigation it is recommended you get in touch with an experienced tribunal defence solicitor as soon as possible. We can help to produce a robust strategy at the outset to best protect your interests. We will advise you every step of the way, from initial referral and investigation through to hearings, ensuring you are advised on the best tactical decisions to ensure the best outcome possible. Our solicitors are well-versed in Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service proceedings, providing defence in Interim Orders Hearings and Fitness to Practise hearings, as well as representation in appeals. We understand the stress that you may be going through when undergoing investigation or if you are facing disciplinary action or the potential loss or restriction of your ability to practise. We will do everything we can to see that you can stay in practice both during and after proceedings.
The General Medical Council’s purpose is to protect and promote the health and safety of the public by ensuring standards in the practice of medicine are met. Where there is an investigation into a complaint or incident, we can ensure your interests are protected at every stage. We will ensure the GMC are acting within their powers, and will do all we can to see that you can continue your profession while matters are being investigated.
Interim Orders Tribunal
A doctor may be asked to appear before an Interim Orders Tribunal at any time during an investigation. An Interim Order Tribunal has the power to suspend practitioners or impose restrictions or conditions while investigations are ongoing.
Medical Practitioners Tribunal
The Medical Practitioners Tribunal will investigate whether a doctor is fit to practise following a complaint. The tribunal will usually comprise of a chairman, a lay person and a medical practitioner, as well as a legal adviser. Both the GMC and the doctor under investigation can call and cross examine witnesses.
Our lawyers have a vast amount of experience in professional misconduct hearings and regularly provide representation for clients throughout Scotland. Speak to one of our team today to learn more about the process and how we can help.
The Glasgow Law Practice has been serving clients in Glasgow and around Scotland since 1985. We are a local firm committed to providing a high-quality service to our clients. Our solicitors offer pragmatic, practical and cost-effective advice, in a down to earth, approachable way. Our exceptional service is evidenced by referrals and our clients who come back again and again.
General Medical Council Representation Glasgow, Scotland
At the Glasgow Law Practice, we have a long, proud history of working with clients to help them understand how the law affects them and their families. We serve clients in and around Glasgow including Paisley, Govan, Partick, Bishopbriggs, Moodiesburn, East Kilbride, Hamilton, Bellshill and Coatbridge. Our specialist solicitors are well-versed in advising on and representing clients' interests at hearings. We will work with you leading up to and during the hearing, ensuring that you are fully advised on what any decision will mean for you and your family. Contact us today. Pop into one of our offices in Baillieston, Cambuslang, Muirhead, and Saltmarket for free initial advice or you can get in touch on 01415529193. You can also complete our online enquiry form and one of our team will get back to you shortly.