7BR’s Regulatory & Professional Discipline barristers undertake a wide range of work across the field, at the highest level.
Within financial services members are instructed by both regulators and also by leading solicitors on behalf of firms and individuals in connection with FCA enforcement investigations and enquiries. Members are currently instructed in many of the high profile regulatory issues relating to LIBOR manipulation, interest rates swaps mis-selling, breaches of the Listing Rules, breaches of the regulatory perimeter and market abuse. Members also advise on applications for FCA approval, regulatory gateway issues, skilled person reviews and supervisory interventions through the OIVOP procedure.
Members act in proceedings before the FRC, and the disciplinary committees of the ICAEW, ACCA, and CIPFA (for whom a member prosecuted a number of cases arising out of the collapse of the Icelandic banks).
In the healthcare arena members appear before all the major tribunals including the GMC, GDC, NMC, HPC and the First Tier (Care Standards) Tribunal.
Members also have significant experience of police disciplinary tribunals, particularly in cases where equality and/or disability issues arise.
Many instructions in this practice group are highly confidential and are never reported.
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