5 Essex Court

David Messling

Call 2017

Professional Misconduct

David regularly acts for Police Forces in misconduct proceedings, including special case proceedings (now accelerated misconduct proceedings). He has been instructed as Appropriate Authority Counsel in cases covering excessive use of force, racial discrimination, and operational dishonesty.

David also has extensive experience of fitness to practise cases involving trainee healthcare professionals, including nurses, pharmacists, doctors, and physiotherapists. His work as an adjudicator has included judging complaints regarding Equality Act 2010 discrimination, disclosure of criminal convictions, and alleged abuse of process.