Profile submitted by James Stewart
Acts for doctors, dentists and other medical professionals before their regulatory bodies. Includes advising at all stages of the disciplinary process from initial complaint until final hearing. Also undertakes judicial reviews of regulators’ decisions. James deals with all types of regulatory complaints, including conduct, performance and health cases. He also advises doctors in respect of revalidation issues and appeals. He represents doctors at Fatal Accident Inquiries arising from deaths in hospital, the community and custody. Undertakes all aspects of hearings including investigation of case to final representation in the Sheriff Court and often represents several doctors at the same Inquiry. James has experience of representing doctors and dentists in disputes arising before Health Boards and at disciplinary hearings. James also represents medical professionals and insurance companies in defending high value medical negligence and catastrophic injury claims.
Association or Regulatory and Disciplinary lawyers (ARDL).
Trained - Anderson Strathern 2003-05; Qualified Assistant - Dundas & Wilson 2005-09; Associate BTO – 2009 - present.