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Regulatory defence lawyers

Regulatory defence lawyers

Stephensons has a team of specialist regulatory lawyers who act for commercial and professional clients across a number of sectors including education, financial services, healthcare, professional services, social care and transport and logistics.

Our team acts for clients across the UK and internationally and a number of our lawyers are recommended in the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. We work closely with a number of insurers and the firm’s commercial teams to provide specialist representation to a wide range of regulated businesses and individuals.

Our experience

We have extensive experience of advising clients facing enforcement action by regulators, defending clients facing disciplinary hearings and advising clients facing criminal investigations. We understand that the prospect of regulatory action can have serious implications for the survival of a business or for a professional’s practice and we recognise the need for urgent, specialist advice from expert lawyers.

Our experience includes advising on the following areas:

To speak to a member of our team, in confidence, please call 0161 696 6250. Alternatively please submit our online enquiry form and a member of the team will contact you urgently.

What is regulatory law?

Regulatory law is essentially any legislation that affects any aspect of a business. There could be industry-specific laws, such as product safety standards, or more general legislation that applies to every business or organisation e.g. health and safety guidelines.

As experienced regulatory law solicitors, we can help businesses wanting to ensure they are fully compliant, along with businesses dealing with potential breaches and possible enforcement action by the authorities responsible for overseeing that specific area of regulation.

Our team

    The team includes a number of partners, senior associates, associates and solicitors. The videos in the panel below provide an overview of the work undertaken by some of the senior members of the team, you can also view them on our firm YouTube channel:

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    "Industrial-Scale Fraud" at Nigerian Test Centre Investigated by NMC

    The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) have reported that they have uncovered extensive fraud occurring at a test centre in Nigeria, which has resulted in hundreds of applicants potentially obtaining fraudulent results. In light of the NMC’s...

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    New Border Target Operating Model - introduced from January 2024

    In August 2023 the Secretary of State for Cabinet Office presented to Parliament a new Border Target Operating Model (BTOM). The BTOM applies to all imports into Great Britain, including imports from the EU. The purpose of the BTOM is to balance the need...

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    Regulatory defence - staff reorder

    • Carl Johnson
    • Sean Joyce
    • Laura Hannah
    • Paul Loughlin
    • Chloe Parish
    • Martin Haisley
    • Cameron Stubbs
    • Katie Wilson
    • Skye MacPhee
    • Molly McMurtry
    • Adam Smith
    • Martyn Jackson