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This site is based on Disciplinary and Regulatory Proceedings, 8th Edition
Disciplinary and Regulatory Proceedings is the leading work on this important and dynamic area of law. For 20 years it has provided authoritative guidance to lawyers, tribunals, and other experts dealing with professional discipline and regulation.

List of topics by chapter: 4th Edition

Please note: this has now been superseded by the Seventh Edition, which is available now.

Chapter 1: The Basis of the Jurisdiction

Chapter 2: The Right to a Fair Trial

Chapter 3: The Common Framework

Chapter 4: The Grounds for Disciplinary Action

Chapter 5: The Role of Ethical Guides and Codes of Practice

Chapter 6: Commencing an Investigation

Chapter 7: The Investigation

Chapter 8: The Decision to Prosecute

Chapter 9: The Tribunal

Chapter 10: Pre-trial Issues

Chapter 11: The Hearing

Chapter 12: Witnesses, Evidence and Proof

Chapter 13: The Hearing

Chapter 14: Penalties, Powers and Costs

Chapter 15: Appeal and Judicial Review

Chapter 16: Regulatory Functions

Chapter 17: The Enforcement Powers of the Financial Services Authority

Chapter 18: Healthcare Regulation

Chapter 19: The Civil Liability of Disciplinary and Regulatory Bodies

Chapter 20: Practical Advice

Chapter 21: Exemplars

Chapter 22: The Retrospective Effect of Rule Changes

Chapter 23: Data Protection and Freedom of Information

Appendix: The Human Rights Act 1998