Health & social care
Capsticks is a specialist health and social care law firm. We are ranked as the number one healthcare firm in both Legal 500 and Chambers legal directories and have offices in London, Birmingham, Leeds and Winchester.
In the NHS we act for national bodies including the Department of Health, the NHS Litigation Authority and NHS England. We represent organisations such as Barts and the London NHS Trust, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust and Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We also act out for four out of the nine regulators of healthcare professionals in the UK, including the General Dental Council.
We also act for GPs in their role as primary care providers on a wide range of issues such a new surgery developments, leases with pharmacies, partnership deeds and declarations of trust, practice mergers and acquisitions, establishment of federations, premises funding queries, property litigation, employment law, mental capacity act issues and health and safety advice.
We advise a number of independent healthcare providers and we are very accustomed to navigating the territory between the private and public sector. Our private sector clients include major providers such as Nuffield Healthcare, HCA International, General Healthcare and Ramsay Healthcare, as well as healthcare charities Terrence Higgins Trust, Sue Ryder Care and the National AIDS Trust.
“They are seen as the go-to lawyers.”