legal assessor

legal assessor

A UK solicitor, barrister or judge with at least 10 years experience, who sits on General Medical Council (GMC) Fitness to Practice and Interim Order Panels to advise them on points of law. Members of the Panel are expected to follow the advice of the Legal Assessor but are not obligated to do so. If they choose to depart from their advice, they are expected to give full reasons for doing so in their decision.
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He also sits as a convener of the Mental Health Tribunal and is a legal assessor to the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Watt dabbed away her tears with tissues as the legal assessor advised magistrates that the starting point for the offences should be a custodial sentence.
Legal assessor Rhys Thomas read out the letter, dated July 9 which "with deep regret" confirmed Ms Richards' absence from further proceedings.
Frank McConnell, legal assessor said: "Young people should be protected from this behaviour.
MacAdams is a former delegate to the provincial synod, a former diocesan legal assessor, and chair of the resolutions committee for several sessions of the synod of the diocese of New Westminster.
The committee, who will not take part in the full misconduct hearing, was today advised by the UKCC's legal assessor on last month's submissions.
But legal assessor Alexander Coleman pointed out to the panel that the evidence was only hearsay, and the patient had been recommended to visit Johnson by a friend who had used the chiropodist for years, so the actions could be seen as out of character.
Legal Assessor Eleanor Evans, 35, of Danescourt, Cardiff, said: ``I work in an office and do not think people are specific, but the general feel is like that.
"Our solicitor Brian Price will act for the Turf Club and solicitor Philip O'Connor will act as a legal assessor. All the jockeys who were at the previous appeal will be there again and the hearing will be de novo, as if the first one had never happened."
John McBratney, senior counsel, and vastly experienced solicitor Brian Price represented the Turf Club, while solicitor Philip O'Connor acted as legal assessor, available to both parties.
Acting Judge Miller is being assisted by two legal assessors - John Mandy and Yolande Bottger - in handling the complex proceedings of the trial.
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