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RadcliffesLeBrasseur

VERITY HOUSE, 6 CANAL WHARF, LEEDS, LS11 5PS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 341 1900
Fax:
Fax 0113 243 2205
DX:
14086 LEEDS PARK SQUARE
Email:
Web:
www.rlb-law.com
Cardiff, Leeds, London

Simon Kernyckyj

Tel:
Work 0113 341 1862
Email:
RadcliffesLeBrasseur

Work Department

Healthcare

Position

Simon is a Partner in the Healthcare team. He represents doctors and dentists in criminal, disciplinary, regulatory and employment matters and inquests. He has many years’ experience advising and providing representation for clients. His caseload involves high profile, complex and often sensitive issue and includes inquests, GMC, GDC, LAT and MHPS disciplinary proceedings and in criminal cases. Simon has successfully advised healthcare professionals in their appeals to the High Court and the Court of Appeal, judicial review, criminal investigations through to trial, NHSE LAT and MHPS proceedings and at the GMC and GDC. He regularly appears as an advocate at the GMC/MPTS Interim Orders Tribunal, GDC IOC hearings, NHS Local Area Team disciplinary hearings, inquests, the Magistrates Court, other investigatory meetings including under Maintaining High Professional Standards in the NHS. He also represents clients at interviews and other hearings. Simon regularly provides seminars, workshops and training to healthcare professionals.

Career

Simon also has extensive experience of the residential and commercial property sector having been in-house counsel and company secretary of a private property development company.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Insurance

Clinical negligence: defendant

Within: Clinical negligence: defendant

RadcliffesLeBrasseur  healthcare regulation team is regularly instructed by individuals, companies and organisations in clinical negligence claims; inquests; regulatory, professional and police investigations; and prosecutions. Major organisations represented by the group include the MDDUS, Dental Protection and Medical Protection. Managing partner of the Leeds office Alistair Hewitt has broad experience defending clients in high profile and high value work, and heads up the practice which also includes Anne Green  and Simon Kernyckyj . The practice recently acted for a client in fitness to practice investigations brought by the General Medical Council (GMC) and a resulting discrimination claim against the GMC.

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