Sarah Ellson co-leads the firm’s regulatory group and specialises in healthcare regulation. She acts for numerous regulators, many of which cover disciplines at the frontiers of medical science such as the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, for whom Sarah has advised on new mitochondrial donation regulation and licensing and the authorisation of gene editing in research. With the Human Tissue Authority Sarah has advised on aspects of living and post mortem organ donation and DNA preservation. She has worked with health and social care regulators including the General Medical Council, Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Dental Council, the Northern Ireland and Scottish Social Care Councils, General Pharmaceutical Council, as well as those educating healthcare students. She has worked for numerous and diverse private providers in the pharmaceutical, optical, pharmacy and blood-banking sectors and increasingly supports new healthcare provider clients looking to enter the English market.