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Matthew Lohn
  • Matthew Lohn
  • Senior Partner, London
  • +44 (0)20 7861 4950

Matthew Lohn became the firm's Senior Partner in March 2013 and having previously been appointed as Managing Partner in October 2011.

Before becoming Managing Partner, Matthew was head of our Public and Regulatory Law Group. He specialises in public and administrative law with a focus on organisational governance and professional discipline. His practice has a particular focus on financial, sporting and healthcare regulation including life sciences. He advises a range of bodies including central government, non-departmental public bodies, statutory corporations and organisations established under Royal Charter as well as commercial organisations.

Matthew qualified and practised as a doctor before turning to law. He has experience of regulation in health and social care, education, sport, finance and police authorities. He practises as a regulatory lawyer in both public sector and commercial environments and specialises in the drafting of rules, regulations, statutory instruments and legislation, policy, governance, inquiries, judicial review, statutory appeals and disciplinary investigations. He is classed as a leading individual by Chambers and Partners in both professional discipline and public and administrative law.

Matthew sits as a Legal Adviser for professional regulators as well as advising them on the complete range of regulatory law issues. Being a qualified doctor and lawyer, Matthew has a particular interest in the consequences of positive drug testing in sport and has advised on the introduction of WADA regulations at domestic level. His sporting work has included advising on the drafting and interpretation of disciplinary and competition rules in addition to sitting as Chairman of disciplinary panels for a number of sporting regulators.

Matthew is a member of the Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL) and he is widely sought after as a speaker, having spoken most recently at Butterworth’s Professional Regulation Conference.