Law firm Kingsley Napley has announced that Craig Baylis is joining its regulatory team as a new partner.
Baylis is a practitioner in the hospitality and licensing field and is an experienced advocate in court and tribunal matters involving licensing for alcohol premises and gambling licensing.
He also becomes the ninth partner to join the firm’s regulatory practice which acts for individuals, businesses and regulators offering advice on regulatory compliance, investigations and fitness to practise matters, and enforcement proceedings across the healthcare, legal services, accounting and hospitality and leisure sectors.
He joins from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner where he was head of the firm’s regulatory practice group and has spent his entire career to date (starting at predecessor firm Berwin Leighton Paisner as a trainee).
Baylis said: “I am excited to be joining a stellar team with such a great reputation. This role is a great fit for me and my skills and I look forward to helping grow Kingsley Napley’s practice in the hospitality space in particular.”
Nicola Hill, head of regulatory, Kingsley Napley, added: “I am delighted to welcome Craig to the firm and our busy Regulatory team.
“His areas of expertise are highly complementary to our practice and he will help deepen our capabilities in a space which is subject to considerable regulatory scrutiny at the moment in light of the Covid pandemic.”