Partner and Head of Regulatory
The "marvellous" Bradley Albuery is acclaimed as "an undoubted leader in the field" by highly impressed market sources.
Bradley is a Partner and Head of our Regulatory Group, which advises public and private sector organisations and individuals on investigations, compliance, reviews, prosecutions and risk management.
Main areas of practice
Bradley was a criminal defence lawyer for 20 years before specialising, over 15 years ago, in professional regulation. He provides support to regulators, organisations and individuals facing investigation and enforcement action. He has particular experience in the healthcare, education, legal and accountancy sectors.
He has managed the investigation of hundreds of cases, including high profile and sensitive matters in which he has also been the advocate. He also assists with the drafting of governance frameworks and guidance, provides training on investigations and good decision making and provides support to strategic reviews and internal audits.
Bradley has acted for most of the country’s healthcare regulators and regulators in the legal and accountancy sectors. He advises individuals facing investigation by their regulators or statutory bodies at all stages from providing initial support to advocacy at a hearing. He also advises educators particularly in relation to internal investigations, complaints, safeguarding and disciplinary action.
Bradley joined what is now Blake Morgan as a trainee solicitor in 1986, qualifying in 1988 and becoming a partner in 1995. He is the Head of Professional Regulation and has served on the firm’s Remuneration Committee and Partnership Entry Committee. He currently sits on our EDI group where he leads our various social mobility projects.
- Association of Disciplinary Regulatory Lawyers (ARDL)
- Leading the investigation of hundreds of cases on behalf of statutory bodies and regulators.
- Advocacy before a wide range of courts, tribunals and disciplinary committees.
- Safeguarding and advice on investigation of complaints to education providers from early years to higher education.
- Strategic advice to public and private sector organisations including compliance and audits.
Named as Senior Statespeople in the Chambers and Partners 2022 Guide.
Bradley Albuery has wide experience; he is also wise and a good judge of matters. He gets on well with everyone and leads the team well.
Bradley Albuery leads the firm's regulatory practice group and maintains a strong practice working for regulators such as the GDC and GPhC. Sources say he is "enormously knowledgeable".
Insights by Bradley
On 1 September the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) issued draft guidance regarding the management of hearings during the COVID-19 pandemic for those regulators whose work they oversee. They are seeking...Read More
This case concerns an appeal against the Respondent Solicitors Regulation Authority’s Adjudication Panel, on the grounds that the panel’s finding of dishonesty were based upon a two-stage test of dishonesty,...Read More