PDR - Public Access

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Your Details

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Are you facing fitness to practise proceedings?

If yes, please tick the stage your proceedings have reached (if known)

Pre-referral stage

Referral stage

Investigation stage

Hearing stage

Sanction review stage

Concluded (seeking advice on merits of appeal etc)

Please provide a brief summary of the matter you require assistance on

Do you have any key dates coming up, such as:

- Deadline to respond at investigation stage? If so, what is the deadline date?
- Deadline to respond to notice of allegations? If so, what is the deadline date?
- Interim Order hearing date, if so please indicate hearing date, time and location
- Final Hearing Date, if so please indicate hearing date, duration and location
- Review hearing date, if so please indicate hearing date, time and location
- Appeal hearing date, if so please indicate hearing date

Have you been the subject of any application for interim orders?

If yes, what was the outcome of the application for interim orders:

Were you subject to a local level (employer level) investigation?

If yes, what was the outcome?


If other

Have been referred to the Independent Safeguarding Agency, if known?

Have you received legal advice and/or representation from any other sources on this issue?

How will your case be funded?

(Please note that DSC expects all Direct Access cases to be funded by way of payment in advance of any work to be done and that Terms and Conditions will be formally agreed after a barrister has agreed to provide assistance)

A representative from Doughty Street Chambers will endeavour to contact you as soon as possible in relation to your enquiry.

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