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Professional Regulation and Discipline Solicitors
For working professionals, being subjected to professional disciplinary proceedings can be hugely disruptive and damaging to your career. Seeking expert legal representation from the professional regulation solicitors at JMW can help you defend yourself against disciplinary action and protect your commercial reputation.
We are highly knowledgeable on all aspects of professional regulation, and can advise you on your rights and means of legal recourse when you are facing a professional discipline issue. Our team will examine the specific circumstances of your case and support you throughout the process, helping you appeal against any decisions that you believe to be unjustified and working to protect your professional standing.
Areas of Expertise
Our professional regulation team can offer support for professionals from the following sectors in dealing with their respective regulators:
We also offer advice to corporate and individual clients who need to engage with regulators such as the Charity Commission, the Health and Safety Executive, the Environment Agency and many others.
In addition, we represent political figures in their disciplinary investigations, as well as officers of local authorities. Our long history of representation in different aspects of professional and corporate regulation means that we can offer constructive assistance, backed by expert help from other departments in a large full-service law firm.
How JMW Can Help
If you are being investigated or disciplined by a regulatory body, our experienced professional discipline lawyers are here to help you through every step of the process. We will provide the very best advice and representation to protect your professional status and reputation.
We can assist professionals in their dealings with a wide variety of leading regulators, including practical assistance on matters such as:
- Offering guidance on the procedure for disciplinary proceedings
- Preparing for interviews and assisting with drafting written representations and responses
- Providing the best costs advice and payment plans, whether this involves insurance support or self-funding options
- Advising on legal challenges and appeals made against a regulatory decision
- Providing legal support for those facing penalties and disqualification
No matter your circumstances, we will provide pragmatic and comprehensive support and advice based on the specifics of your case. This will enable you to identify the most productive steps to take when dealing with professional and regulatory bodies, increasing your chances of achieving a favourable outcome.