Three experienced lawyers join growing Blake Morgan regulatory team in London

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Blake Morgan has welcomed three new members to its growing and award-winning Professional Regulatory team in London.

Barrister Douglas Lloyd joins Blake Morgan from 1MCB Chambers. He has extensive experience in regulatory law, having acted regularly for the Nursing and Midwifery Council, and is also an experienced criminal practitioner.

Fellow barrister Matthew Corrie is also new to the team. Matthew, previously of 42 Bedford Row Chambers, has a wealth of experience from his time at the bar during which he practised in crime, employment, personal injury, professional discipline and regulatory law.

Solicitor Catharine Donnelly joins Blake Morgan from the General Dental Council. She is experienced in professional disciplinary and healthcare regulatory law, and has worked in both prosecution and defence in the healthcare sector.

Blake Morgan partner Nick Leale, who leads the London professional regulatory team said: “These three new appointments bring significant additional experience, strength and depth to our professional regulatory practice.

“The team is growing in response to the increasing number of instructions we are receiving from established and new clients across the full range of sectors. Douglas, Matthew and Catharine are representative of the high calibre of experience across our award-winning team.”

Blake Morgan’s firmwide professional regulatory team holds the title of Regulatory Team of the Year, presented at The Lawyer Awards in 2015.

The team includes over 50 lawyers across the firm, which has offices in Cardiff, London, Oxford, Portsmouth, Reading and Southampton.