I am a solicitor in the Public & Regulatory team. I help with the full range of public law issues that our clients bring to us, both contentious and advisory. I work with public bodies, regulators, charities and private sector bodies. I have a background in local government and professional regulation and discipline.

  • I work with Awarding Organisations, advising them generally in relation to compliance with the Ofqual regulatory regime.
  • I work with auditors involved in the audit of local government bodies under the local audit statutory framework. I am currently assisting an auditor with their investigation into a local authority.
  • I advise the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman on the review of complaints and on questions of jurisdiction.
  • I successfully defended an Ombudsman in a threatened discrimination claim.
  • I have advised a healthcare professional regulator on their powers to share information and have also assisted in making applications in the High Court for the extension of interim orders.
  • I have advised a charity on their reporting obligations to the Charity Commission and other regulatory bodies in light of safeguarding concerns.
  • I have advised a range of clients in relation to judicial review challenges of public body decision-making.
  • I advise public bodies in relation to the scope, extent and exercise of their statutory powers.
  • I advise professional regulators in relation to disciplinary matters.
  • I have advised numerous charities in relation to their constitution, governance and compliance with charity law and the regulatory requirements of the Charity Commission.