Professional Discipline

Knights’ specialist lawyers act for a wide range of professionals facing disciplinary proceedings before their professional regulatory bodies. The team acts for individual professionals, insurers, small and large businesses and trade associations.

Our areas of expertise

  • Professional conduct investigations, hearings and appeals including:
    • General Medical Council (GMC)
    • Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS)
    • General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
    • Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
    • Health & Care Professions Tribunal Service (HCPTS) 
    • General Dental Council (GDC)
    • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)
    • National College for Teaching & Leadership (NCTL)
    • Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT)
    • Financial Reporting Council (FRC)
    • Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales (ICAEW)
    • Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
    • Architects’ Registration Board (ARB)
    • Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Key contacts

Martin Bourne Partner T:01865 811720 M:07970 252811
Andrea James Partner T:01625 704123 M:07464 549168
Jonathan Tyson Partner T:01782 338832 M:07770 959969
Jim Astle Consultant T:+44 (0) 1865 811704 M:+44 (0) 7789 398998
Melissa Worth Senior Associate T:01625 704094 M:07387 262008
Oliver Wright Senior Associate T:01625 704120 M:07436 161728
Amy Holden Associate T:01865 811223 M:07393 148936