Professional discipline + regulation for regulatory bodies

Coronavirus: We recognise that it will be important for regulators and their professions and registrants that they are still able to function as normally as possible in these unusual circumstances. Our team of regulatory and disciplinary lawyers are working remotely and will be able to assist regulators with advice and representation where it is needed.

We are well known for our extensive experience of providing legal services and advice to individuals and regulatory bodies across a wide range of sectors, including legal, health care, social care, church, sport, finance and education.

How we can help your organisation

We can act for you and advise on a wide range of legal and business matters including:

Investigating and presenting conduct and fitness to practise allegations

Drafting charges, statements and associated documents

Investigating and acting in protection of title cases

Advising on and acting in applications and appeals in the Court of Session and the Sheriff Court

Advising on and acting in judicial review proceedings in the Court of Session

Reviewing and auditing decisions

Drafting memoranda of understanding and responses to consultation papers

Drafting rules and guidance

Corresponding with governments on regulatory matters

Training panel members and in-house staff

Acting as independent legal adviser/assessor to panels dealing with conduct, fitness to practise and temporary order hearings

Acting as independent legally qualified chair at hearings and case management meetings dealing with conduct, fitness to practise and temporary order hearings

Let us help you

Contact us to find out what we can do to help

What people say about us

"The team has an excellent understanding of the complexities of the Scottish law system, coupled with the ability to deal with multiple claimant cases involving sensitive issues."

Chambers and Partners UK 2023

They possess a thorough knowledge of processes, timescales, procedures and possible outcomes.

Chambers and Partners UK 2019


They gave the impression that my case was important to them and I was more than happy with the service I received.

Chambers and Partners UK 2018


Very high-quality service and expertise acquired over many years," adding: "You can't put a price on that degree of expertise.

Chambers and Partners UK 2018

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