GMC Fitness to Practise Defence Barrister

I have acted on behalf of doctors working in a variety of settings and at a variety of levels, from medical students through to consultant level. My experience includes acting for doctors facing concerns raised about their practice because of health, poor practice or misconduct.

What I do

  • GMC fitness to practise referrals
  • GMC fitness to practise hearings
  • Appeals against a MPTS Tribunal determination
  • MPTS Interim Order hearings
  • Appeals against a MPTS Interim Orders Tribunal determination
  • Preparing your case before the Case Examiners
  • Help with the decision of the Case Examiners
  • Help with voluntary removal
  • Registration advice
  • Appeal against refusal of registration
  • Restoration to the Register
  • Investigation and disciplinary hearings at work
  • Criminal investigation and proceedings
  • Police cautions
  • DBS [Disclosure and Barring Service] issues


Protect your career and reputation

I am a leading GMC Barrister specialising in healthcare law and regulation who have gained an excellent reputation for representing and defending doctors facing GMC proceedings.

I regularly advise doctors and understand the significance and impact complaints can have on the reputation and career of a doctor. A well-prepared case is essential to ensure the best outcome for you, your career and professional reputation. It is imperative that you seek legal advice from someone who specialises in GMC defence work.

If you have been notified by the GMC that you’re under investigation or are facing difficulties with your registration, contact me today for an initial free and no obligation consultation on 020 7060 1221 or


Catherine Stock barrister