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Birmingham based BCL Legal, one of the leading legal recruitment consultancies outside London, is pleased to announce the appointment of Anne Clayton as a new in-house Principal Legal Advisor at Ofwat – the economic regulator for water companies in the UK.
Anne joins the Birmingham based team with a focus on developing and executing Ofwat’s policies in a range of ground breaking areas. Her role will also involve working with other regulatory organisations, government and senior counsel. She joins from Wragge & Co where she was a Senior Associate in the Antitrust and Public Law & Regulation teams. Before that, Anne trained and qualified at Slaughter and May, and was an Associate in its Competition & Regulatory group.
On her move, Anne commented; ‘I am very excited about joining the Ofwat team. The organisation does an invaluable job for customers and the water industry, and I am looking forward to making my mark and playing a leading role in its development.’
Mark Levine, director at BCL Legal and head of its in-house legal jobs department, concluded; ‘We wish Anne all the best and are delighted to have been involved in helping her secure this high profile position. This also shows the variety of roles that are now available to lawyers outside of private practice.’
Other BCL Legal clients in Birmingham and the Midlands include; Holland and Barratt, National Grid Transco, Weightmans, Pinsent Masons, Irwin Mitchell and Clarke Willmott.
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