My role

My role involves providing company law and commercial advice including strategic planning advice at boardroom level to a wide range of health and social care organisations. My team also advises on joint ventures between public, private and voluntary-sector providers. I work with family business and professional partnerships to ensure efficient and appropriate structures, incorporations and disputes.

My experience

My experience includes strategic advice on governance, risk management, contracting, portfolio management and large-scale transfers of community care facilities. I have significant experience with advising on a variety of corporate structures and contractual arrangements between general practitioners and Primary Care Trusts.

My specialisms

  • Company law
  • Commercial advice
  • Health and social care sector advice
When is a Care Assessment not a Care Assessment?
When is a Care Assessment not a Care Assessment?

Background JF was, at the relevant time, 22 and he has complex needs arising from his learning disabilities and autism.  He was at a further education college with his placement, due to terminate at the end of March 2016.

Challenging the CQC Inspection Regime through the Courts

Those providers who have sought to challenge Care Quality Commission (CQC) will have quickly come to realise that very little protection is given against such unfair judgements and whilst CQC are clearly not blind to their own potential failings, and will listen if a sensible approach is taken, there are few procedural safeguards in place should CQC appear to abandon fairness.

I have been recognised for the work I do
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