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Hill Dickinson LLP

Healthcare

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What the team is known for

Respected force in the healthcare market acting for NHS and private sector clients. Advises on the full span of contentious, regulatory and transactional matters, and is particularly renowned for its work with regard to inquests. Advises on the design and implementation of regional care models.

Strengths

Clients remark that the lawyers are "knowledgeable, always available to help and hugely experienced."

Work highlights

Assisted West London NHS Mental Health Trust with an internal investigation and a serious case review following an incident involving a patient throwing a child off the Tate Gallery.

Notable practitioners

Jamie Foster has significant experience in advising clients on an array of commercial matters in the healthcare sector. He frequently assists NHS organisations and private healthcare providers with mergers and acquisitions, as well as outsourcing projects and collaboration arrangements.
"He is a pragmatic lawyer who focuses on getting the deal done."

Kiran Bhogal heads the London healthcare team for the firm and frequently acts for NHS trusts, clinical commissioning groups and charities. She has strong experience in handling judicial reviews and challenges against Care Quality Commission decisions over the provision of healthcare.
"She is very client-focused and has a strong ability to manage complex matters."

Robert McGough is a strong choice for clinical commissioning groups and other healthcare providers, with noteworthy experience advising on a range of corporate matters. He regularly assists with acquisitions, joint ventures and the development of new care models, as well as governance arrangements and commercial agreements.

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Overview

With a team of over 100 lawyers and national coverage, we are one of the leading firms providing legal advice and support to the NHS and independent healthcare organisations. We act for more than 100 NHS bodies and are on all of the national framework agreements – NHS SBS, NHS CPC, HealthTrust Europe, NHS Resolution and NHS Commercial Alliance.

Our expertise and experience mean that we understand the issues you face and the clear and practical advice that you require, especially as services and systems become more integrated.

Our clients receive access to our 24/7 helpline for expert help when emergency issues arise.

Our areas of expertise includes:

  • Clinical negligence
  • Commercial and procurement
  • Commissioning
  • Corporate governance
  • Health regulatory
  • Healthcare professional
  • Information governance 
  • Legal advice for inquests
  • Integration
  • Life sciences 
  • Mental health and social care
  • NHS employment
  • NHS employment
  • Public law


Healthcare Department

Hill Dickinson LLP

firm
Department location

No. 1 St Paul’s Square

Liverpool

Merseyside

UK

L3 9SJ

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

UK-wide

Healthcare: Contentious


Kiran Bhogal
Band 1

Healthcare: Corporate/Commercial


Jamie Foster
Band 2
Robert McGough
Band 2