Corporate advice for your healthcare organisation

Change is something that affects all organisations. Our corporate healthcare lawyers help our clients to manage change and provide expert healthcare legal advice relevant to an organisation’s stage of development, from advising start-ups, growing companies requiring specialist advice or funding to owners seeking a sale or exit.

Why Hempsons corporate?

  • We understand the issues you face
  • Our legal advice is clear and concise
  • Our fees are pre-agreed, transparent and can be fixed
  • We are committed to quality in everything we do

Key services and issues


  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Reorganisations
  • Joint ventures
  • Succession planning
  • Formation and choice of corporate vehicle
  • Restoration of a company to the register
  • Corporate due diligence
  • Shareholder and director exits
  • Reconfiguration of services

Corporate finance

  • Loan facilities and agreements
  • Securities and inter-creditor deeds
  • Equity investments
  • Financial promotions
  • Financial Services Act Compensation Scheme

Corporate governance

  • Transactions between a company and its directors
  • Combined Code and principles of good corporate governance
  • Shareholder and director disputes


  • Locating and operating in the UK
  • UK establishment registration requirements
  • Representing international organisations in the UK
  • Introduction of other UK advisors and non-executive directors to represent clients on UK company boards
  • Agency, supply and distribution agreements

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  • Development of healthcare apps

    Advising on development of healthcare apps for patients, including advising NHS Northern England Strategic Clinical Networks on its Deciding Right app for making care decisions and NHS South East Commissioning Support Unit on its Health Help Now app to enable users to find the right service for their health needs.

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  • Setting up GP provider organisations and federations

    Advising General Practitioners across the country on transforming primary care by setting up over 50 GP provider organisations or federations to extend primary and out of hospital care services; these organisations represent a patient population in excess of 12 million and include Iceni Healthcare with 174 Practices across Norfolk and Waveney, Somerset Primary Care (94 Practices) and BIG Practice (Birmingham Integrated General Practice) of over 100 Practices.

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  • Setting up new healthcare businesses

    Advising entrepreneurs on setting up new healthcare businesses including businesses delivering primary and community health services, medical services for foreign visitors to the UK and supplying locum doctors and nurses, including via online marketplace/gig economy models.

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