Natalie Ayling

Senior Solicitor

Natalie qualified as a solicitor in May 2016, and was promoted to Senior Solicitor in September 2019. She is a member of the regulatory team, handling fitness to practise investigations on behalf of healthcare regulators.

Before joining Capsticks, Natalie worked as a Legal Assistant and Contract Manager for an NHS Primary Care Trust. She joined Capsticks in 2011 and since then has worked on hundreds of matters for a major healthcare regulator, including conduct, performance and health investigations, resumed hearings and appeals. Natalie’s experience spans a number of high profile, sensitive and complex matters, including a number of fraud cases. Natalie also has experience in investigating and preparing cases on behalf of the General Optical Council, General Pharmaceutical Council and the Nursing & Midwifery Council.

In addition, Natalie spent seven months on secondment within the in-house legal team of a regulatory body, overseeing the preparation of fitness to practise investigations by a panel of external legal providers.


LLB (Hons) Law with Advanced Studies, University College London, 2008

Legal Practice Course, College of Law, 2009

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