Sadighi v General Dental Council: Admn 5 May 2009

The dentist had been convicted by the Council’s professional conduct committee of dishonesty in forging the records of treatment of his patient. The committee tribunal had been chaired by Dr Leitch, who ending five years previously had served for two years as an elected member of the Council. It was submitted that the doctrine of apparent bias applied.
Held: The complaint failed.

Plender J
[2009] EWHC 1278 (Admin)
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedKaur, Regina (on The Application of) v Institute of Legal Executives Appeal Tribunal and Another CA 19-Oct-2011
The claimant appealed against rejection of judicial review of a finding that she had effectively cheated at a professional examination for the Institute. She compained that the presence of a director and the council’s vice-president of the Institute . .

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Health Professions, Natural Justice

Updated: 12 November 2021; Ref: scu.347244