Clarence Avena Paralegal

Contact Details

Clarence is a Paralegal in the Professional Regulatory team based in Cardiff.

Main areas of practice

Clarence supports the Professional Regulatory team in Wales in a wide variety of areas.

Career

He recently graduated from university, completing his undergraduate at UWE Bristol (formerly University of the West of England, Bristol) in European and International Law (LLB) and a postgraduate degree from the University of Bristol in Human Rights Law (LLM). 

He also completed voluntary experience at the North Bristol Advice Centre, the Avon Bristol Law Centre and Bridgend Citizens Advice Bureau, focusing on applications and appeals for clients, in regards to Employment and Support Allowance. 

Clarence briefly worked as an Insurance Broker after completion of his postgraduate degree.

Expertise

Related Knowledge & Resources

Corporate Governance Regulations: are you ready to report?

New Corporate Governance rules from January this year affect not just quoted companies, but companies with more than 250 employees, with an increased requirement for directors to report on on a variety of matters.

PSA v NMC and X [2018] EWHC 70 (Admin)

An appeal by the Professional Standards for Health and Social Care against the decision of the NMC not to pursue allegations that a Registrant was responsible for non-accidental injuries to her son and/or a failure to protect Baby A from harm.

General Medical Council v Bawa-Garba [2018] EWHC 76 (Admin)

The Divisional Court allowed the GMC’s appeal against the decision of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal (“MPT”) to suspend Dr Bawa-Garba’s registration for 12 months and substituted the sanction of erasure from the Medical Register.