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Peter Atherton Represents the GMC in the Court of Appeal

Oyesanya v General Medical Council [2017] EWHC 409 (Admin)

Fitness to Practise, Appeal, Case management

Statutory appeal from decisions of MPTS at the conclusion of a case lasting 57 days. 

Holman J. exercised robust case management powers to restrict the scope of the appeal by excluding complaints about the tribunal's case management and procedural decisions and decisions about the weight.

They attached to certain evidence saying.... "Quite frankly, it is unrealistic to suppose that this court, on appeal, is going to get behind the primary findings of fact made by the tribunal after so lengthy a hearing. That, however, is a different question from whether or not the primary facts as found do or do not amount, in any given case, to misconduct, let alone serious misconduct."

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