Since 2008, Katie Clarke has specialised in professional disciplinary and regulatory law. Katie is Of Counsel in the Professional Discipline and Regulatory Team which sits within the Litigation and Arbitration department. Katie acts on behalf of both the regulators (prosecuting practitioners) and regulated individuals (defending practitioners) in professional disciplinary proceedings and other associated proceedings such as statutory appeals, Inquests, criminal investigations and judicial reviews.
In addition, Katie regularly advises clients in relation to regulatory requirements, safeguarding, policies, processes and investigations in respect of the health, social care and education sectors in all four nations of the UK. This includes advice in respect of the requirements of the Care Quality Commission and Ofsted, along with their associated equivalents in the other nations.
Clients include the General Optical Council, General Pharmaceutical Council, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Medical Defence Union and Medical Protection Society.