Simran Tatla is a Legal Assistant in the Regulatory Team. She investigates and prepares fitness to practise cases relating to professional misconduct, conviction, ill-health and lack of competence on behalf of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This includes interviewing witnesses, drafting witness statements, instructing experts and liaising with other parties.
Simran is experienced in working with vulnerable witnesses in particular and has investigated a number of cases involving sensitive allegations. Simran also investigates fitness to practise cases relating to teachers on behalf of the Education Workforce Council (EWC).
Simran is committed to completing pro bono work and has completed case-analysis work for Amicus since 2016. She also volunteers for Zacchaeus 2000 Trust (Z2K), representing clients who are appealing a denial of welfare payments before the First Tier Tribunal. Simran is passionate about diversity and inclusion and is part of the core team who run Kingsley Napley’s The Legal Apprentice competition.
Simran obtained an undergraduate degree in History from the University of Nottingham in 2015 before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) with commendation at BPP Law School in 2016.
After initially joining the team as a Redactor in May 2017, Simran became a Paralegal in August 2017 and then a Legal Assistant in February 2018.