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What the team is known for

Standout team recognised for its representation of medical practitioners before the GMC. Also assists regulators such as the GOC, GPhC and RICS with the prosecution of cases. Regularly advises on individual hearings, as well as the development and review of regulatory proceedings.

Strengths

Sources report: "They handle both prosecution and defence and do both brilliantly."

Work highlights

Instructed by the MDU to assist a member in a fitness-to-practise hearing before the MPTS arising out of the submission of an online enquiry form.

Notable practitioners

Chris Horsefield is particularly well versed in defending healthcare workers facing disciplinary and regulatory proceedings. He regularly acts for the MDU in fitness-to-practise hearings.

Katie Clarke frequently assists healthcare regulators with the prosecution of registrants. She is also skilled in defending MDU members in MPTS hearings.

Rachel Cooper is exceptionally well regarded for her adept handling of both prosecution and defence work across a broad variety of industry sectors. She is particularly adept at assisting medical professionals facing GMC and police investigations. She also frequently assists the GOC and RICS with the preparation of cases for disciplinary proceedings.
"Rachel is phenomenal - her industry and commercial nous are second to none.""She brings in a high degree of case preparation, empathy and practical experience to her work. I am always very impressed by her and her willingness to go the extra mile."

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Professional Discipline


Chris Horsefield
Band 4
Katie Clarke
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Rachel Cooper
Band 1