Changes to the SRA’s Reporting Obligation
“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
Lucy is Legal Counsel in the Regulatory Department with a particular specialism in legal, healthcare and financial regulation.
Lucy acts for several regulators, both in professional disciplinary matters and in providing advice on policy issues. 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.
Lucy has investigated and presented cases on behalf of the General Dental Council (GDC), Health and Care Professions Council, (HCPC) and Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA). Lucy has recently undertaken a secondment with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) as a Senior Legal Advisor. In this role Lucy advised on prosecutions for criminal offences under the Private Security Industry Act and prepared cases for trials in the Magistrates or Crown Court.
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.
In her defence practice Lucy represents regulated professionals facing professional disciplinary proceedings, including solicitors, doctors, nurses, psychotherapists and teachers.
"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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