Medical, Dental & Pharmacy

Knights’ specialist team brings together regulatory, employment and litigation lawyers with vast experience in representing individual healthcare professionals.

The team regularly acts for doctors, dentists, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals, both directly and on instruction from their insurers and representative organisations, in connection with all matters affecting their professional practice. 

Our areas of expertise

  • Fitness to practise investigations before all UK health and social care regulators: 
    • General Medical Council/Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service
    • General Dental Council 
    • General Pharmaceutical Council
    • Nursing & Midwifery Council
    • General Optical Council 
    • Health & Care Professions Council/Health & Care Professionals Tribunal Service
    • General Chiropractic Council 
    • General Osteopathic Council 
    • Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland 
  • NHS England investigations and Performers List proceedings 
  • NHS Trust ‘MHPS’ investigations 
  • Disciplinary, dismissal, dispute, grievance and Employment Tribunal situations
  • Applications for registration and specialist registration 
  • Revalidation and Licences to Practise
  • Ethical guidance and compliance
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Inquests 
  • Patient complaints and claims
  • Criminal proceedings, particularly those involving gross negligence manslaughter, dispensing errors and/or substance misuse 
  • MHRA investigations 


Key contacts

Andrea James Partner T:01625 704123 M:07464 549168
Jonathan Tyson Partner T:01782 338832 M:07770 959969
Oliver Wright Senior Associate T:01625 704120 M:07436 161728