Jonathan Goldring has been described as the “Leading chiropractic defence barrister in the UK” and is widely regarded as the most experienced defence barrister in this field. If you have a GCC Fitness to Practise complaint you want him on-board.

Facing a GCC Fitness to Practise hearing will always be a challenging time in a chiropractor’s career. Jonathan has appeared in numerous cases before the Investigating and Professional Conduct Committees of the GCC. He has also represented chiropractors on appeal in the Administrative Court so you are in safe hands. Navigating the law and procedure in disciplinary proceedings before the General Chiropractic Council can be a daunting experience for clients. Jonathan has unrivalled knowledge in this arena so can ensure his clients receive the best advice from the outset. Jonathan is a firm believer that early intervention and smart choices are crucial to the final outcome.

Equally as important as the initial advice is good preparation before and high quality representation during hearings. The importance of knowing your audience and knowing your opponent also can not be underestimated. Jonathan is a regular on the GCC circuit so he is very familiar with most of the key players!

chiropractor performing an adjustment - GCC Fitness to Practise Hearing
Chiropractor performing an adjustment

Jonathan has extensive experience defending chiropractors who face allegations of over treatment, misleading website/advertising claims, clinically unjustified treatment, unjustified x-rays, inappropriate sexual behaviour and dishonesty cases. To see some examples of Jonathan’s cases search for the word “chiropractor” on this site.

Jonathan has acted for members of the British Chiropractic Association, the United Chiropractic Association, the Scottish Chiropractic Association and the McTimoney Chiropractic Association. Whilst Jonathan receives most of his instructions through professional indemnity insurers he also accepts private instructions.

If you are facing a complaint against you or your practice or have a GCC fitness to practise hearing, call 020 7526 4825 or email