Health and social care providers are operating in a very challenging financial environment with an increased focus on regulation. As such they need specialist legal support to help build thriving organisations.
Anthony Collins Solicitors acts as an expert for many leading adult health and social care service providers. We specialise in helping the vulnerable, whether that is due to age, mental or physical capability, mental health problems or consequences of addiction. Our services range from governance advice, employment and property development to dealing with any regulatory issues that may arise.
From regulation to property and employment to governance, our expertise in health and social care legal practices is wide and varied. In a large sector, everything from judicial reviews to the Human Rights Act has to be considered. Our goal is to make health and social care law as easily accessible as possible.
One of the most important parts of health and social care, and the legal processes that surround the sector, is the regulation of the parties involved. Regulatory action can significantly damage your reputation. We work both reactively to help with management of regulatory issues and proactively to help you get the governance right in the first place to ensure you are well led.
We also have a team of corporate and commercial lawyers doing deals in the sector. Our expertise in governance, collaboration, mergers, procurement, state aid and commercial contracts means that we cover the wide range of potential corporate and commercial questions you, as a social care provider, might encounter. We draw on our experience of contracting arrangements with local authorities and the NHS, whether it is a search for funding or potential development projects - we have professionals who are always more than happy to help. Our knowledge of the sector enables us to position you to get the best possible deal.
Our experts in health and social care property specialise in development projects, construction contracts, buying and selling care homes, care home management, leasehold, and property disputes. Our role is to simplify the law for you, making it clear and easy to understand so you can make the most out of your property and simplify the development process.
Our health and social care solicitors have expertise in managing change, resolving disputes, advising on TUPE and National Minimum Wage issues in particular. As well as people, health and social care can enter the realm of intellectual property. In this case we have experts in organisation name and brand assets, copyright and licensing.
Due to our wide variety of expertise and in-depth knowledge of the sector, no matter what your query or reason is for contacting us, we would be delighted to help you.
Find out more about the services we provide in the health and social care sector...
Supporting with corporate and commercial legal challenges.
Crisis management and dispute resolution
Expert litigation specialists in the health and social care sector.
Specialists in employment law across the health and social care sector.
Experts in property law, across the health and social care sector.
Assisting health and social care providers with Care Quality Commission inspections, and reputation management.
A problem solver for employment and social care issues.
In addition to the final guidance on fees charged after the death of a resident, the Competition and Markets Authority has published draft advice to help care homes understand their wider obligations.
The European Court of Justice has confirmed the recent opinion that a state-funded school, providing free education, is subject to the European Union’s rules on unfair contract terms.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has now published final advice to help care homes understand and comply with their responsibilities under consumer law, in these circumstances.
A Personal Health Budget (PHB) is an award by the NHS of an amount of money, that allows a patient, to have greater “choice and control” over planning their own care to help meet their individual heal
The use of large up-front fees and disproportionate deposits has already resulted in significant cost consequences for one care provider.
We are now only a few weeks away from the biggest change to data protection laws in over 20 years. Are you compliant?
The SCCS has issued providers in the scheme a series of updated and new documents in order to assist with their National Minimum Wage review.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has given a Judgement in Ville de Nivelles v Matzak on whether stand-by time constitutes working time under the Working Time Directives.
The use of a prohibited nerve agent on British soil resulted in the Court considering whether it was in the best interests for personal data to be released for use by the OPCW.
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