News: Professional Discipline

Metropolitan Police officer who left man paralysed found not guilty of GBH

A Metropolitan Police officer who left a man paralysed when he tasered him as he ran away, has been cleared of causing...

12th May 2023

Horseracing trainer and senior staff member fined after a plea agreement at British Horseracing Authority disciplinary proceedings

On 17th April 2023, a well known trainer and senior staff member at his yard were found to have committed bullying and safety...

18th April 2023

‘Investigatory Powers Tribunal finds IOPC to have acted unlawfully and delivers important ruling on what amounts to an ‘interception’

In a judgment published on 30 December 2022, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal found that the IOPC acted unlawfully in...

3rd January 2023

Yassar Yaqub inquest determines that he was lawfully killed

After a six week inquest, a jury has determined that Yassar Yaqub was lawfully killed, and the decision-making of the...

3rd November 2022

Misconduct Hearing into Senior Gwent Police Officers Concludes

Two Senior Police officers were dismissed without notice following a gross misconduct hearing held on various dates between...

7th September 2022

Police Federation call for change after officer acquitted

The Met Police Federation has said trial by social media is undermining legitimate use of force after DC Rowley was...

24th January 2020

Officer cleared of giving student protestor brain injury

A City of London police officer was cleared of all wrongdoing at a gross misconduct hearing concerning a brain injury...

13th December 2019

Kevin Baumber wins Chambers Bar Award

Congratulations to Kevin Baumber: Professional Discipline Junior of the Year at the Chambers Bar Awards 2019.

1st November 2019

Patrick Gibbs QC, Kevin Baumber & Sarah Le Fevre receive nominations for Chambers Bar Awards

Three members of Chambers, and Chambers, have been nominated for professional awards by Chambers & Partners for the UK...

5th September 2019

Govia Thameslink Railway Limited fined £1m

Govia Thameslink Railway Limited was fined £1 million following the death of a passenger on the Gatwick Express. On a line...

18th July 2019