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Anthony James makes successful submission of no case to answer on behalf of psychologist before the HCPC.


Anthony James persuaded a panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee that there was no case to answer in respect of allegations related to a psychologist failing to maintain appropriate professional boundaries.

The Panel concluded that there was no case to answer on the facts in respect of three of the five allegations, due to concessions elicited by Anthony during his cross-examination of three witnesses for the HCPC.

The Panel further agreed with Anthony that there was no prospect of the Panel’s finding misconduct in respect of the remaining allegations. Anthony’s client therefore maintains her glowing professional record and is able to return to practice.

Michelle Stewart of Thompsons Solicitors.

Anthony accepts instructions in the areas of crime and professional regulation. Anthony has recently written an article about opinion evidence in regulatory proceedings. Anthony is also due to contribute to upcoming webinars on professional regulatory tribunals.


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