GMC Defence BarristersGMC Defence Barristers is a subsidiary of Kings View Chambers, a leading medical and healthcare law firm specialising in GMC fitness to practise cases and is headed up by barristers Catherine Stock and Stephen McCaffrey.
Recent Case Studies
GMC Defence Barristers successfully defend doctor before MPTS
Head of chambers, Stephen McCaffrey and Catherine Stock, have successfully defended a foundation doctor before the GMC’s Fitness to Practise Panel.
GMC Defence Barristers secure case closed with no further action conclusion
MG approached us after an interim orders hearing at the MPTS with restrictive conditions on his licence resulting in him being unable to obtain suitable employment.
Doctor happy with MPTS outcome for prescribing for family members
GMC Defence Barristers were successful in persuading the MPTS to impose a conditions of practise order for a short period for a doctor who had prescribed for himself and family members on 3 occasions.
What we do
GMC fitness to practise referrals
MPTS Interim Order hearings
Help with voluntary removal
Appeal against refusal of registration
GMC fitness to practise hearings
Preparing your case before the Case Examiners
Investigation and disciplinary hearings at work
Appeals against a MPTS Tribunal determination
Help with the decision of the Case Examiners
Restoration to the Register
Criminal investigation and proceedings
News and Blog
The leaders of nine healthcare regulators, including the GMC, have signed a joint statement to stress the benefits of good reflection among healthcare professionals.
The BBC recently shared the experience of a Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) doctor who was jailed but his conviction was quashed on appeal.
Doctors being investigated after the death of a patient should expect official investigations to take into account their working environments and pressures.