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Lester Aldridge LLP

Healthcare

1 ranked lawyersBand 4UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Respected firm with a strong presence in the social care sector. Advises public, private and third sector clients on a range of contentious issues, including tribunals, inquests, NMC proceedings and police investigations. Noted for expertise in the regulatory environment governing health-related charities, as well as its record in defending clients from Care Quality Commission actions.

Strengths

Interviewees report: "They work really hard, are very organised and have always been seamless, structured and helpful in their approach."

Sources describe the team as "very professional and supportive."

Work highlights

Represented a registered nurse in relation to fitness-to-practise proceedings brought by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and a related criminal investigation.

Notable practitioners

Laura Guntrip is the head of the firm's healthcare and social care department and has considerable expertise in relation to issues affecting care homes. She regularly assists with the regulatory elements of due diligence exercises as well as Care Quality Commission challenges.
"She is brilliant and brings so much experience to bear when handling care providers work. She has a very calming, measured presence - she's seen it all before and can take a considered view." "Her strength is her excellent knowledge of the care system."

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Healthcare: Regulatory


Laura Guntrip
Band 2