Regulatory & Administrative Law

In an increasingly regulated world, Hayes provides practical solutions and sound advice to regulators, administrators and individual members of a diverse range of leading professional institutions and representative bodies.

Statutory requirements, governance issues, registration, codes of professional conduct, disciplinary procedures and membership rights add up to a complex legal environment for today’s public, professional, trade and member organisations. The regulatory and administrative framework reflects the many stakeholders and interests involved.

Whether advising a body on its statutory duties or representing individual members in professional inquiries and disciplinary hearings, our advice is grounded in a deep understanding of the relevant legislative and regulatory codes and procedures.

Our experienced team includes specialists in all key areas, including:

  • Professional fitness to practise
  • Data protection
  • Freedom of information
  • Complaints procedures
  • Establishing and maintaining professional registers
  • Governance
  • Drafting of rules and procedures.

We regularly act in Judicial Review and Statutory Appeals, both for and against statutory bodies.

Our regulatory and administrative law team pools the skills of our healthcare, commercial, litigation & dispute resolution and employment law departments. We have particular experience in acting in the professional sphere covering the interests of doctors, dentists, vets, architects, teachers and their representative bodies.

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