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Browne Jacobson strengthens commercial health team with key partner appointment

13 December 2022

National law firm Browne Jacobson is pleased to announce the appointment of partner Carly Caton to its London commercial health team. 

Carly, who joins from Bevan Brittan, has extensive experience advising both the NHS and independent health care providers as well as suppliers to the healthcare market on all commercial, contractual and partnering matters as well as advising on integrated care systems and supporting her clients to export their expertise, enter in to partnerships and provide services in many jurisdictions around the World.

Ranked as a leading individual by both Chambers and Legal 500, Carly is respected by clients for her “excellent stakeholder engagement skills and unparalleled depth of knowledge of the health sector. She offers exceptional support and combines expertise with relationship skills, insight and humour and is always prepared to go the extra mile”.

Browne Jacobson’s national commercial health team act for both the NHS and many of the UK’s major private health and social care providers as well as leading pathology, laboratory and diagnostic service providers together with pharmacy and medtech companies. The dedicated team of legal specialists offer end-to-end legal support on all corporate and commercial matters across the sector, including M&A, joint ventures, health and social care service integration, contracts, procurement, competition, intellectual property and information technology and work closely with their colleague in real estate, employment, tax and finance.

Clare Auty, partner and head of commercial health at Browne Jacobson, said : 

“The moves towards greater integrated health and social care models, increased collaboration between different health providers, digital disruption and continued investor appetite in the sector means there is a demand for specialist health sector legal advice.

“We are delighted to welcome Carly to help us meet this growing demand from clients. She is a highly experienced commercial health partner with deep sector knowledge. She will be an invaluable asset to our clients and her appointment underpins our position as one of the UK’s leading commercial health teams.”

Carly Caton added : “I am delighted to be joining Browne Jacobson’s award winning commercial health team. I am looking forward to having the opportunity to support the firm’s health sector clients to navigate this ever-changing landscape.”

Browne Jacobson has one of the largest teams of healthcare lawyers in England and is a trusted advisor to hundreds of healthcare providers and regulators in both the public and private sectors. In 2021 the firm won the Legal Advisor (Private) Award at the LaingBuisson Health Awards.



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