We have extensive healthcare experience which provides the firm with a unique perspective and insight into the legal and commercial concerns of pharmacy businesses.
We can provide your pharmacy with a full range of legal solutions, from buying and selling your business to employment advice, so there’s no need to hunt around for services or rely on non-specialists to learn the basics before offering advice.

How can Capsticks help?

  • Commercial and contracts

    Buying or selling a pharmacy is different from buying and selling any other business. You will need to navigate a complex regulatory framework whilst ensuring the proper transfer of the NHS Contract and compliance with the regulatory requirements of owning a pharmacy. Whether you are looking to undertake a share sale/purchase or asset sale/purchase, we will combine our expertise in healthcare legislation with our extensive commercial knowledge and understanding of regulatory compliance issues to guide you throughout the entire process.

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  • Employment

    We understand that dealing with day to day employee relations can be time consuming. Our HR specialists support businesses reduce sickness absence, conduct investigations and can support you through change management programmes. Our legal experts can deal with all your employment law queries, including reviewing employment contracts, policies and procedures, the application of TUPE on business sales and acquisitions. We can also provide advice on disciplinary and redundancy procedures.

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  • Information law

    Our information law team work with pharmacists nationwide to ensure the safe and effective use of sensitive information about patients and staff, helping you build and maintain trust in your pharmacy. We pride ourselves on a user-friendly, accessible, practical and solutions-focussed service for you.

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  • Litigation

    In the event of a dispute, our dispute resolution team will advise and support you throughout the whole process, including through options like mediation and other dispute resolution processes, to help you resolve your dispute without resorting to expensive litigation, if at all possible. If litigation is unavoidable, our team is experienced in handling court hearings at all levels.

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  • Real estate

    Premises are a vital asset for any pharmacy business so it is essential to receive specialist advice. Capsticks has the largest dedicated healthcare property team in the country. The team acts for all types of public and private providers of healthcare services in England and Wales, including pharmacists. We advise on all types of property work which are relevant to your business, including sales and leasebacks, grants of leases to third party occupiers, freehold purchases and all types of landlord and tenant law.

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