Professional Misconduct

Defending your career and credibility

When cases of professional misconduct, negligence or fitness to practice are brought by professional bodies against members of certain professions such as Solicitors, Doctors and Accountants for example, the consequences to those individuals concerned can be serious and damaging.

P.J. Walsh & Company are here to defend the rights of our clients.  We engage with professionals who find themselves the subject of a formal complaint.   We will advise clients on all of their options and will closely guide them throughout an investigative process or disciplinary hearing toward a satisfactory outcome.  Our goal is at all times to protect our client’s reputation and career, to seek their full vindication and avoid damaging litigation.

The team at P.J. Walsh & Company are well versed on dispute and litigation handling and the mechanisms employed by Irish Professional Bodies in performing investigations and inquiries into malpractice.  Examples of Professional Bodies in Ireland include:

  • Irish Medical Council
  • Irish Nursing Board
  • The Law Society of Ireland and Bar Council
  • Teaching Council
  • Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Garda Representative Association

We provide specialist legal advice on the following areas:

  • Allegations of misconduct
  • Tribunals, inquiries and investigations
  • Dispute resolution and litigation
  • Appeals