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What the team is known for

Distinguished track record advising both the NHS and private sector healthcare clients across Scotland. Noted activity assisting with the financing and development of major health and social care projects. Advice covers key procurement, real estate and PFI dispute issues. Demonstrates additional expertise advising on acute care development matters. Also possesses experience handling claims relating to defects in hospital premises.

Strengths

An interviewee says: "The team is very proactive, gives good advice and provides good value for money."

Work highlights

Advised Scottish Event Campus on its contractual arrangements with the NHS to transform the campus into a Nightingale Hospital in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Notable practitioners

Amanda Methven has a wealth of experience handling the contractual and procurement aspects of various construction projects in the healthcare sector. She is also noted for her ability in defect claims, particularly in relation to fire safety issues at PFI hospitals.
"She's very pragmatic, meticulous on the details and doesn't give up on things."

Sally Smyth is adept at assisting with the asset management aspects of operational PFI hospitals, particularly maintenance and upgrade projects. She also assists with defect claims and disputes arising out of the termination of contracts.
"She has a calm and professional demeanour."

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Healthcare


Amanda Methven
Band 1
Sally Smyth
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