Insolvency Practitioners: the regulator’s reach is wide when it comes to integrity
“bright and articulate," and is praised for the way that she "always gets stuck in and deals with things effectively.”
Chambers UK 2017, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession
Chambers UK, A Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2016
In her defence practice Lucy represents regulated professionals and organisations facing professional disciplinary proceedings, including law firms, solicitors, barristers, doctors, nurses, psychotherapists and teachers.
Lucy acts for several regulators in professional disciplinary matters as well as providing advice on policy issues and drafting rules, regulations and policy documents. Lucy has prosecuted and defended a wide range of regulatory cases, from simple conviction and misconduct matters to cases of dishonesty and sexual misconduct to complex clinical cases and allegations involving financial maladministration.
The regulators Lucy has investigated and presented cases on behalf of include the General Dental Council (GDC), Health and Care Professions Council, (HCPC) and Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA). Lucy has undertaken secondments with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and IFoA.
Lucy’s advisory work for regulators includes drafting rules and standards, assisting with the preparation of and response to consultations and advising on policy issues. Lucy is the author of several sections of Cordery on Legal Services, the leading textbook on legal services regulation.
"She is a pleasure to work with and deals with complex cases and witnesses in a calm, professional manner."
Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2018
‘pleasure to work with’, ‘has a real grasp of the issues in a case’
Legal 500 UK 2017
..."bright and articulate," and is praised for the way that she "always gets stuck in and deals with things effectively.”
Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2017
...an 'excellent solicitor' whose client relationship skills win her particular praise. She regularly works on complex clinical cases.
Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2016
Clients regard Lucy Williams as genuinely exceptional'.
Legal 500 UK 2014
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