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    Doctors Defence Service

    To use our quick online enquiry form, complete each field below. All enquiries are dealt with in strict confidence and without obligation. The details you provide to us will assist our staff in allocating your enquiry to the most appropriate specialist lawyer on our team. We will aim to contact enquirers within a few hours. Call us on 0800 10 88 739 if your enquiry is particularly urgent. We do not apply any charges for the initial call made in response to an online enquiry. Client care letters are always sent to clients before any legal or other work is undertaken.


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    All postal correspondence in the first instance should be sent to our London office. Please note that we do not accept post sent by DX.

    Our main administrative centre is close to the GMC in Manchester. We also have a London administrative centre.

    Conferences to advise can be held in many towns and cities, and we stay in touch by post, email, telephone, videoconference, and face to face.

    Wherever you live we can likely handle your case. With modern technology you need no longer use a local non-specialist solicitor. Our highly specialist lawyers are some of the most experienced regulatory law lawyers in the country, with a track record of appearing in GMC/MPTS cases and in many other medico-legal cases

    Our main office is adjacent to the General Medical Council offices in Manchester, Oxford Street, Mr. Call us on: 0800 10 88 739.
    Our Bristol annexe is based close to Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station. Call us on: 0800 10 88 739.
    Our Leeds annexe is centrally located on Great George Street, close to the Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) and the courts. Call us on: 0800 10 88 739.
    Our London office is based in East London, only 15 minutes from London Liverpool Street Station. Our London address is: Doctors Defence Service, 13 Halstead Road, Wanstead, London, E11 2AY. Call us on: 0800 10 88 739. 
    Our annexe in Birmingham is close to Birmingham New Street. Call us on: 0800 10 88 739
    Our annexe in Leicester is based close to the Town Hall. Call us on: 0800 10 88 739
    Our annexe in Scotland is close to Edinburgh Waverley Station. We cover all Scottish GMC cases wherever they are held, whether it is Manchester, London or Edinburgh. FTP regulations have national effect. Call us on 0800 10 88 739
    Our annexe in Cardiff is close to the railway station. Call us on: 0800 10 88 739
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Our annexe in Newcastle upon Tyne is close to Grey’s Monument. Call us on: 0800 10 66 739
    Our annexe in Telford is close to Ironbridge. Call us on: 0800 10 66 739

    Call Doctors Defence Service in strict confidence, without obligation.

    If you cannot use an 0800 number, call our Manchester Office:

    0161 66 33 123