Law firm Bevan Brittan has appointed Carly Caton as a health partner in its London office. Carly joins from Pinsent Masons where she was a director.
In 15 years at Pinsent Masons, Carly worked on a wide range of commercial transactions and partnering arrangements in the health sector. Carly has advised on a number of different types of commercial ventures in health, including joint ventures, private patient hospital projects, consolidations and mergers and integrated care projects. She also has considerable experience advising NHS clients and private sector healthcare clients on international healthcare projects.
Carly led the team which closed the Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust’s new PF2 hospital project (Midland Metropolitan Hospital), the first hospital to be procured under HM Treasury’s PF2 model and involving the construction of a new hospital on a brownfield site.
Carly has advised on numerous health PFI projects, and variations to health PFI projects.
Welcoming Carly to the firm, Sharon Renouf, head of health at Bevan Brittan, said: “We are delighted that Carly is joining us. She has wide-ranging experience across a number of top projects in the health sector. She is extremely well-placed to advise our clients on their procurement projects, commercial arrangements and other strategic activity. With the sector under continuing financial pressure, the importance of appropriate legal structuring of projects has never been higher.”
Carly Caton said: “I am very happy to be joining Bevan Brittan, which has a first class reputation for its health expertise. Having specialised in health throughout my career, I was very attracted by the firm. I look forward to working closely with clients as they pursue arrangements that bring greater efficiency, integration and financial certainty.”
Carly, who was praised by Legal 500 for her “exceptionally high quality and timely work”, becomes the 23rd partner in Bevan Brittan’s health team.