5SAH Webinar | Appeals & Judicial Review in Professional Discipline Proceedings | A Practical Guide

Date: Wednesday 15th November 2023
Time: 17:30
Venue: Remote via Zoom link - Registration Required
Speakers: Shannett Thompson - Partner Kingsley Napley, Guy Micklewright - Barrister 5SAH Chambers, Ben Keith - Barrister 5SAH Chambers

Join us to watch our panel of experts discuss the practicalities of Appeals & JRs in a Professional Discipline context, looking at:

• Time limits
• Procedure
• Costs and cost-capping
• Challenging Case Examiner decisions
• Challenging decisions of Chartered bodies and PSA-approved bodies
• Common pitfalls

Live Q&A's

Taking place Online on 15 November 2023 at 5:30 (UK)

Register in advance here >>


Shannett Thompson is a Partner in the Regulatory Team and is the firm’s Training Principal. She trained in the NHS and commenced her career exclusively defending doctors. She provides regulatory advice predominantly in the health and social care and education sectors.

Shannett has a varied client base which includes businesses, regulators, care homes, students and regulated individuals. In the education sector, she advises regulators, students and universities. Her varied experience in the education sector means her approach is well-informed by the issues that affect different groups.

She handles allegations relating to a plethora of issues, but largely sexual and academic misconduct.    

Guy Micklewright is a specialist fitness to practise, disciplinary and regulatory barrister, having practised in the area for 16 years, acting for both regulators and individuals subject to regulatory action.  Guy has particular experience of complex disciplinary cases before a variety of healthcare, accountancy, legal, and engineering regulators. 

Guy is recognised in Chambers & Partners and in the Legal 500 UK Bar Guide as a leading junior for his work in professional discipline and regulatory work. He was ranked as a 'Rising Star' in The Legal 500 [2020 and 2021] for his professional discipline and regulatory work (Solicitors Guide). Guy's practice includes governance advisory work, GDPR advisory work, inquests and firearms/shotgun licensing appeals, and advisory work. 

Ben Keith is a leading barrister specialising in cross-border and international cases. He deals with all aspects of Extradition, Human Rights, Mutual Legal Assistance, Interpol, Financial crime and International Law including sanctions. He represents governments, political and military leaders, High Net Worth individuals, human rights defenders and business leaders in the most sensitive cases.

He has extensive experience of appellate proceedings before the Administrative and Divisional Courts, Civil and Criminal Divisions of the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court as well as applications and appeals to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and United Nations. He is recognised in Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide and High Net Worth Guide and the Legal 500.