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General Optical Council Defence (GOC Defence)

Our team acts on behalf of opticians and optometrists who face allegations before the General Optical Council (GOC) concerning their Fitness to Practise (FTP). Such examples being:

  • Performance failings
  • Clinical failings
  • Misconduct (professional and sexual)
  • Criminal cautions and convictions
  • Lack of competency
  • Health matters (including drug and alcohol dependency)
  • We provide advice at all stages of the GOC’s investigation and provide representation at each hearing, including:
  • Interim Orders
  • Substantive Hearings
  • Sanction Reviews
  • Restoration
  • Appeals
  • Judicial Review

In addition, we also advise as to registration, internal disciplinary investigations and hearings and the drafting of grievances.

If you would like to discuss your case and obtain some initial advice, please contact John Williams or Krystal Whyment on 0207 407 2356.