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Browne Jacobson: Carly Caton
Law firm Browne Jacobson has appointed Carly Caton as a partner in its London commercial health team.
Caton, who joins from Bevan Brittan, has experience advising NHS and independent healthcare 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 clients to export expertise, enter into partnerships, and provide services in jurisdictions around the world.
Browne Jacobson’s national commercial health team acts for the NHS and many of the UK’s private health and social care providers, as well as pathology, laboratory and diagnostic service providers, together with pharmacy and medtech companies. Its lawyers advise on corporate and commercial matters across the sector, including M&A, joint ventures, health and social care service integration, contracts, procurement, competition, intellectual property and IT, and work with 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.”
Caton added: “I am looking forward to having the opportunity to support the firm’s health sector clients to navigate this ever-changing landscape.”