Professional misconduct

Professional misconduct experts

If you’re a dentist facing a General Dental Council (GDC) investigation, you need specialist legal advice and representation. Our misconduct lawyers have a wealth of experience in understanding and defending against precisely these matters.

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Experienced GDC investigation solicitors

Slater and Gordon’s specialist team of professional misconduct lawyers have the experience and the approach you need. Call us now on 0161 830 9632 or contact us and we’ll call you.

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Do I need a solicitor for a GDC investigation?

However skilled you are as a dentist the nature of your work makes it a very real possibility that you’ll find yourself facing a General Dental Council (GDC) Fitness to Practice hearing at some time in your career.

Naturally, this can be a worrying life experience for even the most skilled dentists, with severe and even career-threatening sanctions a distinct possibility.

That’s why it’s essential to seek specialist legal advice and representation as soon as you become aware of patient accusations or GDC proceedings.

Importantly, our comprehensive service also includes the provision of representation and advice in the case of criminal investigations, patient allegations and all GDC regulatory proceedings.

Our experienced dental defence lawyers are here to help by by:

•    Defending you in General Dental Council (GDC)

•    Representing and advising you in appeals and judicial review cases against GMC decisions or other court and tribunal findings

Talk to one of our dental specialists today by calling 0161 830 9632 or contact us and we’ll be happy to call you back.

How much does legal help for a GMC investigation cost?

Our initial consultation for dentists is completely free. If you’re aware of any current investigation, allegations or proceedings it’s essential to call us as soon as possible for a free consultation and a ‘sense check’ of the facts as they stand.

Unlike Barristers, whose experience may be restricted largely to providing advocacy at a hearing or tribunal, our support is based upon a comprehensive service to prepare for and defend against all disciplinary issues.

We’re also happy to deal directly with your indemnity insurers or talk to you about staged, fixed fee payments if that’s preferable to you.

Talk to our experienced professional misconduct experts 24 hours a day by calling 0161 830 9632 or by contacting us so we can call you back.

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