The Disciplinary Proceedings and Prosecutions Practice Group provides specialist advice and representation in relation to the conduct of disciplinary proceedings and prosecutions by government departments and agencies.  The Practice Group's activities cover fields as diverse as regulation of the medical, legal, architectural and other professions and occupations; gambling and liquor regulation; food industry quality and safety; conduct of local government representatives; protection of native wildlife; prevention of cruelty to animals; and preservation of cultural heritage and environment.  As well as advising on the law and representing clients in courts and disciplinary tribunals, the Practice Group also assists departments and agencies with the investigation of suspected disciplinary breaches, the preparation and presentation of evidence and the development of training materials and manuals for in-house staff.