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Partnership: Medical - UK-wide
"She's easy to talk to, thorough in her approach and responds quickly to any queries or requests." "She's brilliant and has a lot of experience."
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Edwina leads the Primary Care team at Weightmans and advises GP practices, individual partners and local medical committees. She has a broad experience in the way in which general practice and its finance operates and as such is able to bring a holistic approach to GP partnership business.
Her work includes partnership formation, retirement, mergers and other contractual arrangements such as partnership contract variations and practice disputes. She has been involved with the primary care move towards the provision of a wider array of certain health services and the working at scale agenda and multiple collaboration projects.
Edwina is known for negotiating robust and 'GP friendly' property transactions especially in connection with landlord and tenant matters. This includes significant experience 54 Act renewals and in LIFT transactions for GPs together with new development work and section 106 contributions.
Edwina has written many articles in medical practitioner press in relation to service charge issues for GPs. She has assisted GPs and LMCs nationally in relation to demands for unsubstantiated claims and provides training sessions in respect of partnership premises and core business.
Chambers and Partners note that clients praise her ability to "provide timely responses and sensible advice in easy-to-understand language."