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Browne Jacobson appoints leading expert to regulatory team in Exeter

12 May 2014

Qualified in 1990 Nigel has established a strong reputation as a regulatory lawyer in the UK specialising in all aspects of regulatory enforcement, in particular health & safety, environmental, trading standards and licensing. In addition Nigel has specialist expertise in advising on regulatory matters for farming communities.

A former president of the Association of South West Lawyers and Plymouth Law Society Nigel is ranked by Chambers as a leading individual and a "brilliant and very frank lawyer with excellent local knowledge who gets right to the point and commands great respect in all situations."

Commenting on his appointment Andy Hopkin, Head of the Regulatory Team at Browne Jacobson, said:

"It is a real credit to the team and its growing reputation nationally in this field that we are able to attract high calibre lawyers such as Nigel. The team have seen a significant spike in work across a broad range of regulatory matters in the last 12 months and with his extensive expertise and reputation in this field he will be a real asset to our clients, both in the South West and nationally.

"Nigels appointment follows the arrival of partner Rachel Lyne who joined us last year and together we are building a formidable team both regionally and nationally."

Nigel added: "Since they opened their office in Exeter less than two years ago Browne Jacobson has been making a real name for itself in the south west. It is a really exciting time to be joining the firm and with its growing national reputation in this field I am looking forward to helping the team provide excellent advice and support its diverse public and private sector client base."

Nigels appointment will take the number of partners at the national law firm to 99.

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