National law firm Ashfords LLP has entered into a first of its kind strategic partnership with the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) to deliver Regulatory Consultancy services to businesses.
This partnership will enable businesses to access expert advice on trading standards and other regulatory matters through the joint capability of the CTSI and the Regulatory Team at Ashfords LLP.
The Ashfords Regulatory Team is led by Ellen Morgan, Head of Trading Standards, and includes more than fifty consultants who are experts in their various professional fields.
The strategic partnership will help to raise the profile of the importance to businesses of receiving expert trading standards and regulatory advice, and will create a number of new and exciting opportunities for CTSI members.
Mark Jury, Joint CEO and Partner at Ashfords LLP, commented: "This exciting and innovative partnership has been driven through our strong connections within the regulatory market and our close working relationship with the CTSI.
"We are delighted to further strengthen our ties with the CTSI and to have the opportunity to offer this exclusive partnership to businesses."
Nikki Pasek, Commercial Director at CTSI, said: "This strategic partnership is the first of its kind for the CTSI, and we are looking forward to seeing this relationship develop.
"We are really pleased that Ashfords has already successfully contracted with a number of CTSI members to support the delivery of their Regulatory Consultancy work.
"This exciting partnership between Ashfords and the CTSI will help to ensure that businesses understand the importance of accessing reliable regulatory advice."
Ellen Morgan, Head of Trading Standards at Ashfords LLP, said: "It is a privilege for us to be working alongside my own professional body, which is one of the most respected professional organisations in the UK.
"We will be working with CTSI to provide a full and practical service alongside qualified trading standards consultants who I know personally to be among the leading experts in their fields."