Deans Court Chambers is the only top tier set outside London for Professional Discipline and Regulatory Law. We have a strong team of Senior and Junior Counsel who have expert knowledge of the law and procedure.
The Team, which boasts a number of directory ranked ‘Star Performers’, has built a national reputation for providing high standards of service in both an advisory capacity and in front of professional disciplinary panels offering representation at all stages of the disciplinary process.
Members of the team are regularly instructed on behalf of various regulatory bodies such as the General Medical Council, Medical Defence Union, Nursing and Midwifery Council, NHS Foundation Trusts, and other disciplinary bodies, on many complex and high profile cases.
An exceptional bench of barristers who have renowned practices both prosecuting and defending individuals facing allegations of misconduct relating to clinical failings, sexual misconduct and other serious matters. "They are a heavyweight set in terms of healthcare regulation and inquests."Chambers and Partners, 2021
Possesses deep experience in the disciplinary proceedings of the GMC. The barristers have a strong practice in prosecuting and defending inviduals accused of serious misconduct, from allegations of dishonesty through to sexual wrongdoing and unethical research or practice. The set is also home to barristers who have notable expertise in related inquests. It is considered to be an "excellent chambers, which always goes the extra mile." "The clerks are very professional and have a quick turnaround for instructions."Chambers and Partners, 2020
Deans Court Chambers has a strong bench of silks and juniors with experience of both prosecuting and defending complex professional discipline cases. Its members are highly-sought after for their expertise in handling disciplinary proceedings and regulatory matters, particularly those concerning healthcare professionals and members of the police force.Chambers UK, 2016