Primary & Social Care

Our primary & social care lawyers have experience of assisting primary care providers including dentists, GPs and pharmacists as well as the social care sector such as private residential nursing homes.

Our Services for Primary Care & Social Care Service providers :

Partnership agreements

The partnership agreement is essential for ensuring the stability and effective governance of a partnership practice. The default provisions in law shall apply to a partnership in the absence of a written agreement to the contrary. Such default provisions include a partnership can be terminated on giving notice to all the other partners which could trigger the termination of your contract and the end of your business. The default provisions nor an “off the shelf” partnership agreement will not suit the manner in which GP partners wish to run their practice, in which case they can exclude or modify such provisions by entering into a partnership agreement tailored to their needs.

We also advise on partner admission, departure & retirement.

Practice mergers, acquisitions and incorporations

Our experiences team can guide you through each step of the process in the sale and acquisition of dental practices, pharmacies, and care homes. This includes advising on due diligence and goodwill; drafting heads of terms, exclusivity and confidentiality agreements; preparation of the acquisition contract and ancillary documents; to the transfer of assets and dealing with applicable employment and property issues.

Commercial contracts

We can draft, review and negotiate commercial contracts on your behalf, as well as provide practical advice on the correct contractual provisions to follow, thus minimising contractual risk to you. We also advise on franchise agreements and the terms and conditions of recruitment consultants servicing the Primary Care and Social Care sectors.

Property ownership, leases and transfers

We assist with the acquisition and disposal of freehold and leasehold property, and we prepare leases and advise on the terms of leases held by or being entered into by a practice or business.

Employment issues

We advise on the full range of employment issues, including employment contracts, employee policies and procedures and the implications of the TUPE Regulations on the acquisition or merger of GP practices and the sale of dental practices, pharmacies and care homes.

Dispute resolution

Disputes can and do sometimes arise within practices or businesses. Our team is experienced in handling disputes. We also advise on disputes between practices or businesses and third parties, such as landlords or subcontractors.

Contact us today for Primary & Social Care Services Legal Advice in London, Surrey and Middlesex

Owen White & Catlin's solicitors have experience in advising Primary care & Social care workers, if you have any questions for our Solicitors please get in touch using our online enquiry form, or call us directly on one of our office numbers – our friendly staff are ready to help.


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