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BTO Solicitors LLP

Professional Discipline

2 ranked lawyersBand 1ScotlandUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Renowned practice focusing on private practice clinical defence. Regularly represents doctors and dentists before the GMC and GDC in relation to misconduct, deficient professional performance and criminal convictions. Also represents accountants in disciplinary proceedings. Frequently instructed by the MDDUS, MPS and MDU.

Strengths

According to one interviewee, "the lawyers at BTO Solicitors are always responsive and provide an excellent personal service."

Work highlights

Successfully defended an A&E doctor in a fitness-to-practise hearing concerning allegations that he had sexually assaulted a patient.

Notable practitioners

Jennifer King regularly represents dental and medical practitioners in fitness-to-practise hearings and NHS tribunals.
"She is a good team player and is very efficient."

Laura Donald is a highly respected lawyer with noteworthy experience representing medical practitioners in hearings before regulatory bodies. She regularly advises on cases involving allegations of inappropriate behaviour, sexual misconduct and assault, and has significant expertise in cases before the Medical Practitioners Tribunal.
"Working with Laura has been excellent. She communicates effectively, considers the options and gives sharp, straightforward and reliable advice."

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Jennifer King
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Laura Donald
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