Trading Standards is the local government department responsible for investigating complaints of breaches of legislation and ensuring compliance with legislation relating to consumer protection. They also seek to ensure fair trading so that other...
Stephensons has a team of specialist lawyers who defend cases of professional misconduct. We act for clients across a number of sectors including healthcare, education, professional services, accountancy and financial services. We have experience of defending professional clients facing a wide range of conduct issues, including dishonesty, financial misconduct, conflicts of interest, criminal convictions and practice related matters. If you are under investigation by your regulator or you have been referred to a hearing, contact our specialist lawyers on 0203 816 9274.
Why choose Stephensons?
Our firm has developed an excellent reputation in this field and we are recommended by the Legal 500 for professional disciplinary work. We have a network of offices, including London & Manchester, and we act for clients nationwide. We take a pro-active approach to defending cases and we pride ourselves on achieving the best possible results for our clients. We appreciate that regulators often impose tight deadlines and we regularly prepare cases at very short notice. We also understand the needs and anxieties of professional clients at risk of a restriction of their practice or in serious cases the loss of their livelihood. We recognise that being the subject of a regulatory investigation or professional conduct proceedings is a daunting prospect and we provide clear and strategic advice at each stage.