Business Sectors

Health & Social Care

In an ever changing economic and legislative landscape, healthcare professionals in both the private and public sectors need to be able to access expert legal advice from lawyers who understand this sector and the needs of their clients.

Our specialist multi-disciplinary team of lawyers have a well proven track record in this sector, acting for a diverse range of clients including some of the largest providers in the UK.

Our clients benefit from the strength and depth of this experience in all areas affecting their business and services including corporate and constitutional matters, employment and HR issues as well as regulatory investigations and compliance.

We support our clients with “added value” services such as free bespoke training, newsletters and legal updates as well as our First Response service providing legal advice and assistance in response to a critical incident, deploying a solicitor on site to support staff and secure evidence.

Our Services include: Acquisitions and disposals; New builds; Refinancing portfolios; Restructuring and reorganisation; Joint ventures; Employment and HR; Regulatory compliance and enforcement; Construction; IP licensing and Dispute resolution.

Recent examples of such cases include:

  • Acquisition and disposal of assisted living homes with an acquisition value of £400K – £800K and disposal range of £800K – £14M and all associated issues such as employment law issues and regulatory compliance.
  • Disposals of residential care and nursing homes ranging in value from £2.2M – £28M.
  • A joint Police and CIW investigation (and subsequent prosecution) into the deaths of two service users and allegations of neglect and regulatory breaches.
  • Appealing an Urgent Notice to Vary Conditions of Registration before the Care Standards Tribunal and challenging decisions to invoke Escalating Concerns and the use of embargoes.

We are ranked as a leading regional law practice;

Morgan LaRoche Limited’s ‘all-round excellent’ group is instructed by businesses in South and West Wales and internationally. It advised on a £14m healthcare business sale to a private equity company, and also acted for Regional Hearing Services on several acquisitions (Legal 500).