Legal Services for UK Doctors

Doctors’ Lawyers – Legal Services, Legal Advice, and Legal Representation for Medical Doctors.

Our barristers accept instructions on cases from doctor clients and solicitors. Our legal services cover many aspects of medical doctors’ legal requirements. We have lawyers in many specialist areas who will discuss with you your requirements to see whether we can  assist you. Our barristers work in GMC/MPTS regulatory law, including IOT, FTP, registration, restoration, and revalidation law; employment law; commercial law; partnership law; care law; NHS law, commissioning and contract law, CQC law, inquest law, land law, trusts law, probate law, clinical negligence law, professional negligence law, judicial review law and appeal law. Our lawyers are highly experienced and regularly advise and represent doctors in in contentious and non-contentious matters. Some of our lawyers also defend doctors before the General Medical Council (GMC) and the new Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS).

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Doctors Defence Service (DDS) assists medical doctors who are registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) in the United Kingdom (UK) and also those doctors from abroad who wish to register and practise as doctors in the UK. Doctors Defence Service also assists doctors in relation to all other legal issues arising from daily practice and operating businesses in the clinical arena. DDS represents doctors in FTP and IOP GMC proceedings, at inquests, in general civil cases, in commercial and contract law, in revalidation matters, and employment law. Doctors Defence Service can be contacted on 0800 10 88 739. We have main offices in London, Manchester, and Telford. We cover most other UK regions too.