Duncan Mawby
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Duncan specialises in the representation of healthcare and other professionals before their professional regulators, in disciplinary proceedings and before the civil and criminal courts.

An experienced advocate, Duncan regularly represents doctors and dentists in fitness to practise proceedings, conducting professional disciplinary hearings before the General Medical Council and General Dental Council. He has also represented pharmacists before the General Pharmaceutical Council and accountants before the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy.

Duncan has acted on the instructions of the three main medical defence organisations for over 16 years, is one of the Medical & Dental Defence Union of Scotland’s leading external panel solicitors and has extensive experience of defending doctors and dentists in clinical negligence claims in the Court of Session and the Sheriff Courts, as well as in NHS disciplinary proceedings.

A former legal advisor to the Health & Safety Executive, Duncan has represented employers in health and safety prosecutions and has broad insurance and employers liability claims experience.

Duncan is a member of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL) and the Health and Safety Lawyers Association (HSLA).

 Deemed to be "very experienced in litigation and professional regulatory matters involving doctors, and he provides excellent advice and support at all times."

Chambers UK 2019


The "highly respected" Duncan Mawby "deals with cases extremely efficiently and in a realistic but sensitive fashion." He regularly advises doctors, dentists and pharmacists faced with disciplinary hearings.

Chambers UK 2018