Ayesha Smart

Call 2014


‘A well-respected junior. She is meticulous and a cogent advocate, with an analytical approach.’

The Legal 500 - Leading Junior, Crime 2024
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Healthcare Regulatory

Ayesha has considerable experience advising and representing a wide range of medical and healthcare practitioners including doctors, dentists, nurses and opticians in respect of disciplinary proceedings. She has experience in appearing before fitness to practice committees dealing with final fitness to practice hearings, sanctions and interim suspensions.

Ayesha also has expertise in criminal defence cases, where she has represented professionals charged with criminal offences, ranging from teachers to clinical practitioners. Ayesha is particularly well placed to deal with professional discipline matters involving quasi-criminal allegations and has represented Registrants in conviction cases and those involving serious dishonesty charges.

Ayesha has also been involved in training investigators at the Health and Safety Executive and training expert witnesses, including drug experts, road traffic collision experts and forensic experts.