Chloe Binding has established a strong reputation in the Regulatory, Coronial and Specialist Crime fields. She has particular expertise in the area of Healthcare Professional Discipline, and has been described an excellent and natural advocate. She regularly acts for both regulated professionals and regulators before a wide range of professional bodies.
Chloe was instructed by LJ Goldring as junior counsel to the Hillsborough Inquests. She has a prolific advisory practice, with recent instructions including advising an international company in relation to a multi-jurisdictional bribery and corruption investigation. She prepares her cases meticulously and has an accessible, inclusive approach to client care.
Chloe’s primary area of practice is Professional Discipline with particular expertise in the healthcare field. She is regularly instructed to act for both regulators and regulated professionals before the General Medical Council, General Dental Council, General Pharmaceutical Council, Nursing and Midwifery Council and others. Chloe has appellate experience in this area.
Work has included high profile, sensitive and complex cases with a particular focus on those involving sexual or physical abuse of vulnerable service users and factually and/or medically complex cases. Other recent hearings have encompassed incompetent clinical care involving patient death or serious physical injury and those requiring extensive expert evidence, including in relation to causation.
Chloe has also prosecuted for the National College for Teaching and Leadership, with particular experience in physical and sexual abuse cases.
Chloe has considerable expertise in the field of financial regulation and instructions have included advising an offshore firm in a highly confidential financial services regulatory investigation and advising a private equity fund.
Chloe accepts instructions to act in Coronial proceedings. She holds a particular interest in inquests involving health professionals and organisations as interested parties.
Defending proceedings before the Nursing and Midwifery Council: Lecture (2013): Kingsley Napley.
Legal 500: leading junior in Professional Discipline and Regulatory Law in 2018, 2017 and 2016
Criminology MPhil, Cambridge
Law LLB, Warwick
Criminal Bar Association
Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers
Lord Denning Scholarship, the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn