Governance and partnerships

Governance arrangements are a key factor in an organisation's ability to function and achieve its goals. We help our clients innovate, make successful partnerships and mitigate regulatory and other risks.

​Our team is a recognised leader in this dynamic and complex area of law, regularly advising on ground-breaking national initiatives. 

From public/private to joint ventures, prime contractor and alliance models, we help you challenge assumptions, collaborate and hit the ground running in new markets, or as new organisations.

We advise on health-specific governance challenges, for example Foundation Trust chains and mergers, securing and keeping CQC registrations and NHS Provider Licences.

Our experience

  • Creating innovative joint ventures combining treatment, research and public health in the UK and overseas.
  • Developing the blueprints for Foundation Trust and Trust acquisitions and contract transfer transactions – over 40 of which we have subsequently advised on.
  • Establishing a novel shared services company owned by a council and two NHS bodies, serving the owners and a range of other customers, including schools, academies and GPs.
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