Regulatory Advocate (6-12 month FTC)

Closing date: 16/12/2022
Term: Contract
Working hours: Full-time
Department: Regulatory
The firm

Kingsley Napley is an internationally recognised law firm based in Central London. We support individuals and businesses in resolving conflict, safeguarding their futures and maximising opportunities. Our wide range of expertise means that we can provide support for our clients in all areas of their business and private life. Many of our lawyers are leaders in their field and our practice areas are highly ranked by the legal directories.

The department

Our regulatory team is consistently and independently recognised by Chambers UK and Legal 500 as a leader in the market. Our team of specialist and highly experienced lawyers act for individuals, organisations, corporates and regulators, providing advice on regulatory compliance, investigations, adjudication, enforcement and prosecutions. We help clients respond to regulatory investigations and interventions when the continued operation or reputation of the individual or the business is at stake.

Purpose of job

To prepare and present cases before the Fitness to Practise panel to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Responsibilities

Specific Duties:                         

Kingsley Napley acts for the HCPC preparing and presenting cases before their Fitness to Practise/disciplinary panels. 

The role will involve:

  • Considering papers in preparation for presentation at a hearing
  • Presenting a variety of hearings before the Fitness to Practise Panel of the HCPC
  • Liaising with the lawyer and legal assistant with conduct of the case
  • Liaising with the client
  • Reporting back on the outcome of the case
  • Assisting the Practice Area with necessary administrative tasks
  • Compliance with the SRA Handbook and where appropriate the BSB Handbook.
  • Undertaking hearings remotely using Microsoft Teams or a similar virtual platform.