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Leading Juniors

Nicholas WalkerExchange ChambersNicholas is well-prepared and takes a sensible approach to his cases. He does not argue every single point regardless of the merits, but instead focuses on the key and important ones, arguing them well. He is easy to work with, even as an opponent in a tricky case.’
Simon Gurney – Lincoln House ChambersSimon instantly builds brilliant rapport with lay clients, who found his advice instructive in how to proceed with the case. His advice is absolutely instrumental in directing the strategy of the client’s approach. He advises confidently and makes himself available to answer follow-up queries. It is a pleasure to work with him.’
Neair Maqboul – 7 Harrington Street Neair is very knowledgeable in the processes, can convey difficult information in a clear and professional manner and is able to carefully probe a client's response to elicit information required to best represent them. Despite being busy, she is organised and well prepared, even with short notice. She advocates strongly for the client and achieves good outcomes.’
Patrick Cassidy - Kenworthys Chambers 'Patrick Cassidy is always well prepared. He is quick to the relevant considerations and wastes no time on side issues. He is always ready to discuss matters in a calm and professional manner, and he  always presents his case well to the Tribunal and is respected for his approach.'
Lee Hughes – Lincoln House Chambers 'Lee is insightful and analytical and gives straightforward, practical advice to clients. He is extremely approachable, always happy to be contacted and willing to go the extra mile.'

Professional disciplinary law in Regional Bar

Deans Court Chambers

Deans Court Chambers is a leading set in professional disciplinary and regulatory work, with its members handling both defence and prosecution mandates. Mary O’Rourke KC specialises in professional discipline cases, predominantly on behalf of healthcare professionals. Elizabeth Dudley-Jones also has a strong practice focusing on advising health care regulators in disciplinary cases and is active in work for the General Medical Council. Peter Horgan and Peter Atherton are other key names of note, often appearing for the General Medical Council.

Exchange Chambers

The members at Exchange Chambers have broad ranging expertise in professional disciplinary actions, representing medical and healthcare professionals and members of the police force.  Richard Littler KC is active in defending Police Federation members in misconduct tribunals and before the Police Appeals Tribunals. Nicholas Walker is also notable in acting for police officers. Jason MacAdam is also a key member.



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