Care & Protection

Care & Protection lawyers

Our specialist team comprises of the combined expertise from across our legal teams, caring for vulnerable people and protecting their assets and wellbeing, as well as providing commercial support for care businesses, owners and investors.

With a close affinity to the care sector, our in-depth of understanding of the legal framework that governs this area and commercial awareness is integral to our ability to provide high quality advice and solutions.

Working closely together we provide an integrated service to support individuals, public and private sector clients across a range of issues.

In the health sector we provide support with regulatory compliance, CQC regulation and reporting; and in social care matters in mental capacity, best interest decisions and the Court of Protection including safeguarding and Deprivation of Liberty.

The Care and Protection team advises a wide range of clients in the care sector. Our specialist lawyers provide a comprehensive service to care home operators and investors including acquisitions and disposals, re-financing, incorporation of new businesses, refinancing and restructuring and succession and estate planning. We also support providers with employment and HR issues, including enforcement of restrictive covenants and immigration.

Our dispute resolution services to care homes and domiciliary care providers includes fee disputes with Local Authorities, procurement and contract disputes, debt/fee recovery and the defence of civil claims. We also assist in property matters relating to new build projects and development, leases and disputes.

For more information on how we can help, please contact us today. 

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