2020 will be a particularly exciting year for everyone at Hempsons and Eastwoods, as the two firms merge to create a powerful new force in regulatory, disciplinary and healthcare law.
Simon Eastwood, instructing Mary O’Rourke QC of Old Square Chambers, is representing Dr Richard Freeman in respect of his ongoing proceedings before the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service.
Simon Eastwood, who instructed Adrian Hopkins QC of Serjeants Inn chambers, recently represented a Singapore-based doctor in relation to fitness to practise proceedings brought by the General Medical Council (GMC).
Eastwoods is pleased to announce that we have once again been recognised as a leading firm in the Legal 500 for Crime and Professional Discipline.
Should an independent doctor be available at all matches, solely for the purpose of assessing head injuries?
We are delighted to announce that Eastwoods has recently been added to the Legal Service Providers Panel of the Police Federation of England and Wales.
Simon Eastwood (instructing Jamas Hodivala of 2 Bedford Row) successfully represented a General Dental Practitioner before a Professional Conduct Committee of the General Dental Council.
Simon Eastwood spoke at the Medical Equestrian Association at their annual conference in Reading on medico-legal aspects of providing care at sporting events.
Eastwoods Recognised in Legal 500 for Professional Discipline and Crime
Simon Eastwood, who instructed Ben Collins QC, successfully represented a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in a claim for unfair dismissal and breach of contract.
Simon Eastwood spoke at CLT’s Professional Discipline and Regulation Conference 2018, as part of a Panel of speakers from leading firms and barristers’ chambers.
Eastwoods represented a physiotherapist in successfully resisting an application by the Health & Care Professions Council to impose an interim order restricting his registration, following an allegation of sexual misconduct.
On 2 November 2017 the NHS Counter Fraud Authority has launched. It is tasked to ‘lead the fight against fraud, bribery and corruption in the NHS’. The new organisation replaces NHS Protect.
Simon Eastwood, instructing Mary O’Rourke QC and Daniel Glover of Old Square Chambers, acted for an individual who faced an appeal by the national governing body of their sport.