Professional disciplinary law in Regional Bar
Cornwall Street Chambers
Cornwall Street Barristers is home to Jonathan Storey, a 'pragmatic and diligent' junior who has 'a great deal of specialist knowledge' in defending Teachers Regulation Authority cases. Recent cases have involved headteachers accused of safeguarding malpractice, and teachers accused of inappropriate behaviour towards students. In one multi-handed case concerning exam cheating, in he defended a teacher who made limited admissions but ran a cut-throat defence alleging bullying and intimidation by the school's head. In addition, he also defends in some medical regulatory cases.
Harpreet Sandhu is the key figure at No5 Barristers Chambers for professional disciplinary work, with a particular focus on representing officers in police misconduct proceedings. Notable recent cases include defending an officer who is alleged to have assaulted a person being arrested; the allegations were dismissed after a defence submission of no case to answer.