From buying & selling businesses to handling all kinds of dispute

We act for treatment and care providers involved in all areas of the healthcare sector in every legal discipline. Whether you need us to deal with transactions or handle disputes on your behalf, we have the specialist knowledge and experience of all aspects of the law as it affects healthcare businesses and organisations.

Our 25-strong Healthcare team knows the sector inside out, delivering a fast, efficient and high quality advice in all circumstances. From physical property to intellectual property, from mergers & acquisitions to regulation, competition law and reputation management, and from partnership or property disputes to employment matters – we provide a full service for you.

We advise on multiple transactions every year – over the past two years we have acted on more than 60 transactions in the sector with a combined value in excess of £335 million. In each case we advise not only on the traditional corporate and banking aspects of transactions but also on the specific regulatory aspects which affect these businesses.

We are able to project manage transactions on your behalf, engaging with other advisers and providing a one-stop shop for legal services.

We also have in-depth experience establishing, structuring and acting for international healthcare businesses.

Our knowledge of the sector means we can provide solution driven advice that takes account of key business and commercial considerations as well as the regulatory environment our clients operate in. Our clients include:

  • Care home owners
  • Children’s nurseries
  • Dental practices and general dental practitioners
  • Pharmacies
  • Vets
  • Doctors
  • Opticians
  • Leading banks and funders of healthcare businesses
  • Other treatment and care providers

Our knowledge of the sector means we can provide solution driven advice that takes account of key business and commercial considerations, as well as the regulatory environment our clients operate in.

We are also connected to key industry stakeholders and intermediaries and can help to create networks which add value and help drive diverse businesses.

Key healthcare services

Our team brings together practitioners with in-depth practical legal experience and expertise in key legal disciplines, which allows us to provide a complete service in the following areas: 

  • Buying and selling businesses
  • Dispute resolution (including partnership disputes, supplier disputes and debt recovery)
  • Employment law queries
  • Partnership agreements
  • Property & leases
  • Regulatory matters (including dental, pharmacy and GP regulation)
  • Funding and refinancing
  • Personal legal services
  • Succession planning - both business and personal

Meet the team

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