We manage mergers, acquisitions and buy-outs, competition matters, fraud, compliance, and insurance, as well as looking after regulatory matters, professional liability and litigation, and data protection services.
Working within the healthcare sector is fundamental to our success. As is providing a recognisably excellent service applied in the context of in-depth industry understanding. Our large healthcare team is made up of talented, energetic individuals focused on reducing your risk and helping you to make smarter decisions. Many have worked for healthcare organisations, bringing a directly relevant experience to each piece of work that they do.
A recent New South Wales Coroner’s finding, on 9 February 2018, following an inquest into the death of a person in custody highlights a potential risk for health service providers.
From 6th April, contractors working in the public sector through their own companies will no longer be responsible for agreeing their tax status (whether they are treated for tax purposes as employees and so subject to income tax and national insurance contributions) with HMRC. The decision-making responsibility passes to the public sector body where they work.
DWF LLP is advising AIM-listed Constellation Healthcare Technologies, Inc. (CHT) with respect to its recommended proposed acquisition by CHT Holdco, LLC, a newly incorporated entity backed by CHT’s CEO, Paul Parmar and CC Capital Management, to be effected by means of a merger under Delaware law.
Legal business DWF has advised Cyprotex PLC on its takeover by Evotec AG by means of a scheme of arrangement.
DWF LLP has advised LDC and its management on the sale of catering company Waterfall Services Ltd to Elior Group.
A recent IP case provides as a reminder to IP owners not to pick-and-choose the parts of their product that suit their claim for passing-off; as the Court will always consider the bigger picture.
John Benjamin, Partner in Intellectual Property, comments in the International Business Times regarding data vulnerability in NHS hospitals
The Public Sector team are experts in working with sector organisations to improve of the economic and social wellbeing of their communities, and deliver high quality and cost effective services.