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We are Robert Lizar

We believe we have some of the most experienced and gifted lawyers within their specialist fields in the UK. Established in 1978, the firm vigorously defends people across the complete spectrum of criminal investigations. We have substantial experience of dealing with the most high profile, complex and unusual cases. We represent professionals in regulatory matters and advise companies and their directors on a range of matters which involve potential criminal liability.

We provide representation at mental health tribunals, inquests, and General Medical Council (GMC) hearings, whilst our Prison Law Department has developed an enviable reputation nationwide. Please consider all of our specialist services and also take a moment to look at the firm’s history page. If you feel we may be able to assist you in any way please do not hesitate to contact us for some preliminary ‘no obligation’ advice.

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Announcement

During the period of the corona-virus lockdown we are still available to represent new and existing clients in Police Stations, Courts, Prisons and Mental Health tribunals. Our working practices are adjusting on a daily basis but please know we are still here to help you.

2/4/20

Response to the MoJ Proposal to Abolish Preliminary Medical Examinations in Relation to Mental Health Tribunals

The Ministry of Justice is proposing a rule change abolishing the preliminary medical examination in relation to Mental Health Tribunals. This firm is opposed to the changes and has responded to the consultation. This is an extract from our response: ‘This firm has represented patients at Mental Health Tribunals and before that at Mental Health Review Tribunals over a period of more than 40 years. We believe the proposed rule change is misconceived and based on a number of incorrect assumptions about practice.

Ant Parkin |16/7/18

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