Public Law & Regulatory
Tom’s regulatory law practice includes all matters of professional discipline, including proceedings against health care professionals, proceedings brought by Sporting Regulatory bodies and Police Disciplinary hearings.
Tom also gained particular experience of fitness to practice hearings whilst on secondment to the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a case presenter.
Example cases include:
Lee v World Snooker Poole and Billiard Association. Junior counsel for former World no.4 snooker player in appeal against match fixing ban.
Nursing and Midwifery Council v A. Misuse of social media by nursing staff. Case attracted national media attention and comment.
Nursing and Midwifery Council v X. Failure to detect signs of non-accidental injury by health visitor. High profile case that also received nationwide media coverage.
General Chiropractic Council v X. Instructed by GCC in fitness to practice proceedings relating to inappropriate Chiropractor / patient relationship.
Chief Constable of Dorset v L. Instructed by the Chief Constable in respect of disciplinary proceedings against serving officer convicted of assault.
DCC v V. Representing county councillor in internal disciplinary proceedings arising from alleged misuse of Council computers.