Pinsent Masons

Healthcare Department

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What the team is known for Highly regarded healthcare practice supporting a range of public and private sector clients. Handles domestic and international high-value transactions including M&A, PFI and PF2 projects, financings and partnering arrangements. Also noted for expertise in the various regulatory regimes affecting healthcare in the UK. Acts for a broad range of clients, including NHS trusts, private healthcare companies, care home operators, banks and investors.

Strengths Sources say: "The team have lots of expertise, and on particularly difficult or challenging issues they will have someone with deep experience in it."

Clients remark: "They are very commercial, user-friendly and move transactions along quickly."

"They know what we want and they do it at the pace that we ask them to," an impressed client reveals.

Work highlights Continued to advise Indo UK Healthcare Private and UK Global Healthcare on the implementation of the Indo UK Institute of Health Programme to build 11 hospitals and several polyclinics across India.

Notable practitioners

Joanne Ellis is "diligent and hugely knowledgeable of the market," according to interviewees. She has considerable expertise advising private sector providers and investors on acquisitions, disposals and partnership arrangements, particularly in relation to dental practices and care home developments.