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Northern Ireland Professional Discipline
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Professional Discipline - Northern Ireland
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What the team is known for

Accomplished department that regularly acts for medical professionals on a range of disciplinary matters. Clients include dentists, social workers, GPs and surgeons. Often acts in cases that have crossover criminal elements. Adept at representing individuals in investigations by regulatory bodies, as well as fitness-to-practise hearings.

Strengths

"They are highly responsive to client needs and always go the extra mile," one client reveals, adding: "In a regulatory environment requiring three-dimensional chess skills, they have become grandmasters."

According to one source, "Tughans have always accommodated us and been understanding of the stress doctors go through when under the legal microscope."

Notable practitioners

Andrew Anthony frequently represents medical professionals in investigations and inquests concerning allegations of inappropriate behaviour, dishonesty, fraud and poor patient care.
"His advice is of a consistently good quality. He is a thoughtful and empathetic practitioner who has a forensic eye for detail but never loses sight of the bigger picture. I thoroughly enjoy working with him."

Alistair Wilson frequently represents medical practitioners and social workers in investigations and fitness-to-practise panel proceedings. He has strong experience in cases before the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland and the GMC.
"Alistair's experience was evident to me - I felt that I was very well represented and in very capable hands." "Alistair delivers razor-sharp analysis at consultations and in finely crafted letters of advice. He is an agile practitioner with strong advocacy skills." "I have felt greatly supported by Alistair at all times. He is analytical and detailed in his approach and has an excellent grasp of all aspects of the case."

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