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Bevan Brittan

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Managing Partner: Duncan Weir
Senior Partner: Joanne Easterbrook
Number of UK partners: 71
Number of other UK fee-earners: 286

Contacts 
Commercial & Infrastructure:
Andrew Tobin
Clinical Risk: Tim Hodgetts
Litigation, Advisory & Regulatory: Adam Kendall
Property: Mark Calverley

THE FIRM Bevan Brittan LLP is a full-service law firm with 71 partners and 286 lawyers and over 400 staff. From its offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and London, and reflecting the nationwide location of clients and markets — the firm advises over 300 private sector businesses and is a market-leader within health and social care, housing and local and central government.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
As a UK Top 100 commercial law firm, Bevan Brittan provides a comprehensive legal and advisory service, including commercial contracting, corporate transactions, governance, property, commercial and clinical litigation, regulatory and employment law.
Health and Social Care: Bevan Brittan is one of the UK’s leading health and social care legal and regulatory advisors. The firm advises half of all NHS Trusts and over 150 independent health and social care providers and suppliers. The firm has won the following Health Investor Awards:
■ 2019 Legal Advisor of the Year (Private)
■ 2018 Legal Advisor of the Year (Public)
■ 2018 Legal Advisor of the Year (Public Transactional)
Bevan Brittan advises a range of NHS organisations, including NHS Resolution and NHS Property Services and advises the NHS on Private Public Partnership schemes. The firm continues to advise the major insurers and brokers on clinical and personal liability claims and the firm’s Independent Health & Social Care practice advises a breadth of clients including large health providers, digital start-ups, funders and suppliers, including Barchester Healthcare. The firm recently advised AMP Capital on the successful acquisition of the Care Management Group.
Housing: Bevan Brittan is a leading advisor within Social Housing. The firm has a new London-based housing finance team, and advises some of the largest Housing Associations in the country on the delivery of housing developments and housing management services such as Places for People, Sanctuary Housing and L&Q. The firm also advised on the successful merger of Catalyst Housing Group and Aldwyck Housing Group. Bevan Brittan plays a significant role in advising public and private sector housing developers to meet the growing housing shortage, such as advising Royal Borough of Greenwich to help deliver its aim to build more homes, and advising on the Icknield Port Loop redevelopment scheme in Birmingham. The firm also supported the Bristol Housing Festival, which showcased innovative new methods of delivering energy efficient housing schemes.
Central and Local Government and Agencies: Bevan Brittan is a leading advisor within Central and Local Government providing extensive commercial, governance, property and sensitive employment advice. The firm has advised on a number of urban regeneration schemes within the West Midlands and a number of London Boroughs and is appointed to the CCS Wider Public Sector framework, as well as continuing to advise authorities on all other major frameworks, including EMLawShare, Surrey Legal Services and the London Borough Legal Alliance. The firm advises other regulatory bodies, such as the Financial Services Compensation Scheme and has advised on a number of High Court litigation cases. Bevan Brittan also advised the Canal & River Trust in the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary, British Waterways Marinas Limited (BWML).
Commercial Services: The firm advises over 800 businesses, specifically in the provision of commercial, construction, property, litigation, employment legal advice and procurement challenges, with clients including Wates Construction and Engie.

CONTINUED GROWTH IN LEEDS AND YORKSHIRE Now entering its fourth year, Bevan Brittan’s Leeds office has continued to grow with over 40 staff members. The firm recently refurbished and expanded its office space as it prepares for future growth, including introducing new agile and flexible working facilities. The office provides a broad range of services across commercial, property, construction, housing management, clinical negligence and employment law.

OTHER OFFICES Birmingham, Leeds and London.

CLIENTS Local Government Association, NHS Resolution, NHS Property Services, Community Health Partnerships, Education & Skills Funding Agency, Places for People, Sanctuary Housing, London & Quadrant, United Communities, Sovereign Housing, Yorkshire Housing, Canal & River Trust, Wates Construction, Engie, Leonard Cheshire Disability, Barchester Healthcare, Shawbook Bank, Rehability UK, A Shade Greener Finance Services along with a number of NHS Trusts (including Barts Health NHS Trust, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Trust and the Royal Free Hospital) and Local Authorities (including Birmingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council and London Borough of Harrow).