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 Lester Aldridge
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As a health or social care provider, you need a law firm that understands all the pressures you face. That means a firm that provides expert legal advice and imaginative solutions based on an in-depth knowledge of your sector. It also means a firm that recognises how your business operates and knows what commercial considerations you face.

We have been working in healthcare law for over 20 years and it’s one of our leading areas of expertise. We specialise in the regulation of health and social care services, regularly acting for independent social care providers, independent hospitals and GPs. We also act for children’s homes, schools and fostering agencies. We understand the challenges you face and know that you need proactive, cost-effective legal support.

We are the solicitors of choice for a number of high profile clients and are the leading provider of regulatory due diligence for banks and equity funds investing in the sector. We are also the appointed solicitors for a number of large care providers and care associations nationally, including the National Care Association, Registered Nursing Homes Association, HC-One Limited, Jewish Care, Graham Care, Colten Care, Raphael Medical Centre and Keys Childcare.

As a result of our expertise, our team regularly write for care sector publications and are frequently asked to speak at care sector conferences around the country.

Our specialist healthcare law solicitors have a national reputation, yet, because we are a regional firm, they come at an affordable cost.


How we can help you

We regularly act for health and social care providers in relation to a variety of matters including

  • Regulatory advice;
  • Disputes with CQC or other regulators;
  • Challenging inspection reports and ratings;
  • Safeguarding investigations;
  • Supported living arrangements;
  • Disputes with social services and CCGs;
  • Recovering unpaid care fees;
  • Contractual disputes;
  • Coroner’s inquests;
  • Court of Protection cases;
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards;
  • Health and safety;
  • Police investigations;
  • Sales and acquisitions of care services nationally;
  • Employment advice;
  • Corporate and partnership matters;
  • Charities and third sector;

We also act for individuals in criminal investigations relating to care (e.g. allegations of neglect or abuse) and professional misconduct proceedings.


Our Reputation

Reviews from independent legal directories have included the following comments:

“Renowned for its expertise in healthcare regulation and often advises on regulatory due diligence and enforcement, among other areas. Particularly deep knowledge pf the care sector, apprising clients such as private equity investors and care and supported living providers.”

“They offer excellent client service, high commercial awareness and a sound knowledge of healthcare”

“They are very effective – very supportive, give clear advice and don’t waste words. They are focused, very informed and they get to the point very quickly”

“We were very impressed with their knowledge and diligent approach. They stood out from the competition.”

“An excellent service provider”


Chambers UK Guide 2016 and 2017

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01202 786187