Regulatory Law Barrister
Increased media and public scrutiny of the professions and sporting bodies has put this sector firmly in the spotlight, with protection of the public one of the key themes. Tanveer uses his significant expertise to advise and guide clients. This includes providing robust advice on the regulatory and statutory frameworks which govern issues such as misconduct, challenges to decisions and appeals. Tanveer’s clients include individuals and companies dealing with regulatory compliance.
Tanveer has experience in dealing with a wide variety of cases, ranging from registration and insurance matters, issues of professional competence, allegations of serious misconduct and criminal convictions. If you are under investigation or have been referred to a hearing, contact Tanveer for tactical and effective advice.
Areas of expertise
Tanveer can assist in the following areas:
- Professional Disciplinary Hearings relating to accountants, teachers, solicitors, healthcare professionals and police officers.
- Breaches of planning regulations, fly tipping, Medicines Act breaches, trading standards, food standards and environmental offences.
- Fraud and corruption cases, and cases concerning breaches of Company Law and Regulation, for or against the Serious Fraud Office, Financial Services Authority, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and HM Revenue and Customs. Licencing applications, in relation to firearms, taxis and liquor.
An overview of Tanveer’s regulation experience is highlighted below:
- Professional regulatory and Disciplinary Proceedings
- Health professionals/regulations
- General Dental Council v Butt – defending a dentist accused of failing to keep patient records safe and secure
- General Dental Council v Sukari – dentist charged with misconduct based on allegations of sexual harassment
- General Medical Council v M – Laser surgeon in Harley Street charged with misconduct
- General Medical Council v Akhtar – GP alleged to have plagiarised application during training process
- General Medical Council v CF – acted for a consultant who was alleged to have committed fraud as a result of undertaking private practice during NHS hours
- General Medical Council v Sultan – GP was struck of failing to keep patient records safe when moving offices, acted in the High Court on appeal
- General Medical Council v Winehouse – Surgeon suspended for misconduct
- General Pharmacy Council v Jones – acted for a Boots pharmacist who admitted fraud – avoided erasure – suspended
- Health Care Professional Council v Quinn – acted for an audiologist charged with misconduct – acquitted
- Health Care Professional Council v Madar – acted for a nurse charged with sexual misconduct – allowed to continue practice
- Health Care Professional Council v Cronin – acted for biomedical scientist in relation to a registration allegations
Article 14 (4) applications:
General Medical Council v Bulusa – surgery General Medical Council v Bungash – psychiatry General Medical Council v Akhtar – Cardiology General Medical Council v Doud – O & G
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