List of our services

  • Anti-social behaviour

    Our housing specialists are well equipped in dealing with a wide range of disputes to help housing associations evict tenants.

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  • Asset management

    Our dedicated housing specialists are on hand to help you with any issue you may be facing in regard to your property. We cover the full gambit of the property ownership life cycle from once the original purchase has gone through to re-share and resale requirements. We manage all issues with Right to Buy, lease extensions, loft extensions and buy-backs.

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  • Casualty claims

    We have experts in casualty claims with extensive health and social care experience.

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  • Clinical law

    Many of our lawyers are healthcare specialists so we are not learning on your time or reinventing the wheel. We just do what we are good at - providing clear, reliable advice time after time. We work with clients across the country helping them address a broad range of issues from responding to routine non-contentious matters such as a patient's or their parents'/guardian's right to access their medical records, to handling complex, sensitive and high profile cases involving consent to treatment, capacity and Children's Act issues as well as everything in between.

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  • Clinical negligence and risk management

    With over 30 years' experience in health and social care law, our experts can help you manage risk and, if a claim does arise, help you through the process.

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  • Commercial

    We’re one of the biggest commercial health and social care legal teams in the country. Acting for a wide range of organisations, our specialists understand how to balance legal process and business interests to ensure our clients receive the correct commercial solution for their business, every time.

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  • Commissioning

    Capsticks is completely immersed in the healthcare sector and we carry out innovative, ground-breaking work for clients including NHS England, Commissioning Support Units (CSUs) and more than 100 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) nationwide.

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  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Corporate & transactions
  • CQC investigations
  • Dispute resolution

    We handle a huge range of disputes and have done so to our clients’ satisfaction over many years. Our key contacts have focused on the housing sector for more than 25 years. This means that we can deploy the right individual or team to support whether you are presented with a high value construction dispute requiring High Court litigation, a contractual dispute that could be settled at mediation, or a complex leasehold enfranchisement case.

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  • Employment

    Our employment team has extensive experience in providing all aspects of employment law services to public sector organisations. We’re always on top of the latest employment law changes and provide strategic, ground breaking and operational advice to clients, including regular training and insights to our clients.

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  • Fraud
  • Governance

    Proper governance and contractual relationships are fundamental to a well-run organisation. Our experts understand your business, and the standards that you must meet, giving practical, advice, sound judgment and clear recommendations. Accessible 24/7, our team will help you to comply with your regulatory and charity law requirements, and to demonstrate that good governance is at the heart of everything that you do.

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  • HR advisory & consultancy projects

    Whether we outsource your employee relations or work with you on a specific project, you have the reassurance of working with consultants who come from a public sector background. They understand the culture and get to grips with problems quickly and efficiently. In sensitive areas such as disciplinary issues, bullying or grievances, we have the advantage of sitting next to a hugely knowledgeable team of employment lawyers who steer our advice with sound legal opinion.

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  • Housing advisory services

    Our Housing advisory services complement the work of our lawyers and deliver a range of practical and innovative solutions for our clients. “Practical”in the sense that our involvement will have an immediate impact on the practicalities of delivering a first class service to communities. “Innovative”, as we think about things in different ways, coming up with fresh ideas and working closely with housing providers to implement change.

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  • Housing development & regeneration

    Our Tier 1 rated Development Team is led by six partners located throughout the country enabling us to provide nationwide coverage in all our legal services. As recognised leaders in this sector we offer competitive fixed fee pricing for our services. We receive instructions and communicate with our clients in a variety of media formats to suit your requirements.

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  • Housing management

    We are the choice of hundreds of providers across the country. Our clients tell us they need specialist legal advice, from people that understand the issues at an affordable price.

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  • Information law

    We are experts in all areas of information law, across advisory, transactional, regulatory and litigated issues. Our team of information law specialists focus on providing up-to –the minute advice to clients charged with using and protecting some of the most sensitive and confidential information in existence. These organisations have complex regulatory regimes requiring special skills and industry knowledge.

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  • Inquests

    Our specialist health and social care inquest team is one of the largest in the country. We deal in excess of 600 inquests a year, providing both an advisory and advocacy service.Led by a former coroner the strength, depth and expertise of our specialist team means we provide unparalleled, responsive advice on the issues facing you and your staff before, during and after an inquest.

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  • Joint ventures
  • Leasehold and shared ownership

    Our specialist team combines genuine technical expertise with a friendly approach. We will speak to you in language you understand and never sit on the fence when you want advice.

    Unlike many firms we have lawyers who are genuinely experts in leasehold and home ownership issues. We offer advice on current issues in leasehold management including handling your commercial leases and tenants, lease renewals, fire safety, right to manage and relevant case law updates such as the successful management of qualifying works.

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  • Litigation

    We understand not just the demands of complex litigation but also the special considerations that arise when acting for public sector clients. In addition to our technical expertise, we appreciate the pressures that emergency service providers are under. We know how important it is that money is spent on front line services rather than on fighting litigation but at the same time we know it’s important to recognise when issues of principle are at stake.

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  • Mental health & capacity

    Mental health law is an extremely specialised and complex area that requires both a rapid response and accurate advice to avoid mistakes. Whether patients are detained in High Secure Hospitals or are informal or living in the community, our mental health lawyers have an unrivalled track record in giving you clear guidance on sensitive legal issues.

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  • New homes
  • Outsourcing
  • Plot sales
  • Procurement
  • Real estate

    We’re a specialist health and social care sector real estate team, rather than generalists advising clients across multiple sectors - we know our sector inside out. All our lawyers routinely act for a wide range of health and social care organisations, in both the independent and public sector. We focus on minimising risks to your business whilst developing a robust strategic commercial strategy.

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  • Regulatory

    Our in-depth sector knowledge and experience gives us an unparalleled edge in delivering regulatory advice. 

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  • Reputation management
  • Site acquisition

    Including s106 acquisitions, golden brick transactions, land led schemes, options/conditional contracts, overage provisions and large scale estate regeneration schemes.

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  • Stock rationalisation

    A key part of delivering cost efficiencies, stock rationalisation projects can provide capital receipts, as well as improved asset management service standards and efficiencies.

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What our clients say about us
The service they offer to their customers is probably the key difference. They're realistic about what the sector will pay, and they're very good at communicating with their clients and understanding where they're coming from
Chambers, 2016