Professional Disciplinary Solicitors

Richard Nelson LLP’s professional discipline lawyers are experienced in representing a wide variety of professionals before their regulatory bodies. We work with clients across the UK and have gained a reputation for representing professionals in fields as diverse as healthcare, law, education and accountancy.

Our Professional Disciplinary Law Services

Experienced in representing professionals in disciplinary proceedings & more

Our professional discipline lawyers are dedicated to each and every individual professional disciplinary case that they work on. We understand the nuances between different regulators and will work hard to provide you with the support you need throughout an investigation. Most importantly, we will always look to secure the best possible outcome for you, as we know how much your registration, professional standing and career mean to you.

From the first free telephone consultation you have with us, we will provide you with clear, well-reasoned advice. It is always our intention to help you understand your situation and the courses of action available to you as well as possible. We are an independent law firm, which means that our advice will always be completely impartial. Throughout your professional disciplinary case, we will use a proactive approach, taking all the steps necessary at each stage, to put you in the best position you can be.

We are able to assist you from the point of initial referral, throughout the investigation and represent you in any hearing and in any appeals you may wish to consider making. Our services include the preparation of written representations, representations at a hearing, advice on the merits of an appeal and representation in appeals.

The earlier you contact us, the more we can do to help. If you’ve just received notice of a referral to your regulator, or an employer’s investigation, or you think that you may do in the near future, get in touch with us to arrange your free initial telephone conversation. This call will have no strings attached and will help you to think clearly about the next steps available to you. Use the form on this page to start the process.

Our team of professional disciplinary solicitors is highly experienced, and can help you if you’re being investigated by one of the following regulatory bodies:

Our offerings

Professional Disciplinary services

To learn more about how our professional disciplinary solicitors can help you, click on one of the services below. If you can't find what you're looking for, get in touch to discuss your case with us.

  • Defence Lawyers for Accountants

    We represent accountants before their regulators, defend claims of professional negligence and malpractice against accountants and conduct litigation. We also offer regulatory and criminal defence for accountants and their clients, including defending Companies House prosecutions.

  • Chiropractor

    We work with current and prospective GCC members to support with fitness to practise investigations, registration challenges, restoration, appeals and more.

  • Dental Solicitors

    We provide specialist services for dental practitioners who are registered with the GDC or applying for registration. Contact us to discuss fitness to practise proceedings or any other challenges.

  • GMC Lawyers

    Our solicitors represent doctors in proceedings with the GMC and MPTS, helping you with written documentation and advising you at every stage of the process in a range of different matters.

  • GOsC Lawyers

    Our GOsC lawyers provide expert representation in fitness to practise matters, as well as a range of other regulatory issues including interim orders, commercial disputes and internal investigations.

  • HCPC Lawyers

    Richard Nelson LLP works with health and social care practitioners who are regulated by the HCPC, supporting you in disciplinary investigations, hearings and other registration challenges.

  • Insolvency Practioners

    We represent insolvency practitioners in matters relating to the IPA, including written responses, statements and legal representation in Tribunals.

  • NMC Lawyers

    If you are a nurse or midwife registered with the NMC, or applying for registration or restoration, we can support you in a variety of fitness to practise issues.

  • Opticians

    Our solicitors work with opticians and other professionals registered with the GOC to provide advice and representation in fitness to practise cases and other matters of registration and discipline.

  • Pharmacist Lawyers

    Richard Nelson LLP’s Pharmacy Solicitors have significant experience in providing advice and legal representation to pharmaceutical professionals, on all regulatory, disciplinary and professional misconduct matters.

  • Social Worker Solicitors

    Contact Richard Nelson LLP's social worker solicitors for advice and representation in Social Work England fitness to practise investigations.

  • Sports Lawyers

    Our specialist sports lawyers can offer advice, assistance and representation at all points of the disciplinary process. We are also happy to advise governing bodies when they are prosecuting a case.

  • SRA Solicitors

    We have specialist solicitors experienced in working with other lawyers who are involved in SRA disciplinary proceedings including representation before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal.

  • Student Fitness to Practise

    Our experience working with healthcare professionals extends to students, who may be the subject of a fitness to practise investigation whilst studying. Contact us to discuss your options.

  • Teacher Lawyers

    We represent teachers in disciplinary proceedings with the TRA, as well as providing support in criminal investigations and employer disciplinary hearings. Whatever your situation, our specialist solicitors are here to advise you.

  • Vets

    Richard Nelson LLP's specialist solicitors support vets in disciplinary proceedings with the RCVS, including representation before preliminary and disciplinary committees. We also support with internal and commercial matters.

The professional discipline team at Richard Nelson LLP is absolutely outstanding. They go the extra mile for every single client.

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Use the form on the right to get in touch with our team and arrange an initial call to discuss your situation. We will use this no-obligation, fully confidential initial call to learn more about your case and help you understand your options going forward.

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