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Police and Healthcare Seminar – Intra colleague sexual misconduct in the police and healthcare sectors

Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Venue: Webinar via Zoom

Speakers: Tony Metzer QC, Gudrun Young

Chair: Paul Ozin QC

Description: The seminar will consider practical issues arising when dealing with intra colleague sexual misconduct allegations

Tony Metzer QC will discuss the difficulties faced by female police officers when making sexual allegations against their male colleagues

Gudrun Young will consider practical issues arising in defending healthcare practitioners against allegations of sexual misconduct by a colleague

This seminar will take place remotely, on an appropriate platform. Those signing up will be provided with a link in advance of the seminar. Please note that the seminar is open to members only and you will be asked to confirm that you are a member before joining the event.

To book a place at the webinar please click on the ‘book your place’ link below. Please note you will need to log in to your ARDL account in order to book. 

The Chair

Paul Ozin QC, 23 Essex and Deans Court Chambers is Chair of ARDL and specialises principally in the fields of financial and business crime, regulatory and disciplinary proceedings and related public law and civil actions, including international work. He is an established writer, speaker and Chair of conferences in those fields.

The Speakers

Anthony Metzer QC is Head of Goldsmith Chambers is a highly regarded silk  specialising in crime; Claimant civil actions against the police, inquests, regulatory work and immigration. He also sits in a number of part-time judicial  capacities including as a Deputy High Court Judge.

Gudrun Young , from 2 Hare Court has extensive experience in defending at the highest level in the most serious of cases including murder, violence, organized crime, drug importation and all aspects of financial crime such as complex fraud, corruption money laundering and confiscation. She has particular expertise in conducting sexual cases, acting as both leading and junior counsel. She regularly deals with complex and sensitive matters involving children and vulnerable witnesses and allegations of institutional and historic sexual abuse.

Gudrun is regularly instructed in coronial proceedings for both individuals and companies and has a successful practice in the area of professional disciplinary work. She has been instructed in cases before the National College of Teaching and Leadership, the General Medical Council, the General Optical Council, the General Chiropractic Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Council.