We act only in the defence of dental professionals who are facing ever more numerous and complex regulatory investigations. We have a team of specialists, including a former dentist, who offer advice to dentists, hygienists, dental nurses and other dental healthcare professionals on every aspect of their professional life.

We regularly advise dental professionals on a variety of GDC matters and in particular its fitness to practise investigations. We will assist you from when the GDC first notify you of an investigation through to any subsequent fitness to practise hearing. This includes:

  • Providing initial advice and support during the referral and investigation stage
  • Preparing a detailed written response to allegations raised by the GDC
  • Representation and advocacy at Interim Orders Committee Hearings
  • Representation at Practice Committee hearings including Professional Conduct and Professional Performance Committee Hearings
  • Providing assistance and representation at Health Committee hearings

Our Regulatory team have many years of experience in providing specialist assistance to dental professionals in all types of GDC investigations. Examples of these include cases involving inadequate treatment, poor record keeping, radiography practice, convictions, fraud and other professional conduct issues in and outside of the dental practice as well as scope of practice issues.

In addition to GDC fitness to practise investigations we also assist dental healthcare professionals in other GDC matters including:

  • Registration
  • Specialist registration
  • Illegal practice

We do more than merely represent our healthcare clients at hearings. Our experience of the wider professional environment dentists work within enables us to achieve the best possible outcomes whilst offering exceptional value for money.

We are proud to offer our clients a unique approach to GDC matters and feel that our level of expertise makes us a leading firm in this area of healthcare law.

We offer a free initial telephone consultation to all prospective clients. If you would like to speak to us please ring Iain Pickering or Richard Creamer from our Regulatory team on 01483 451900.



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