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.
DWF's public sector team recently advised Cornwall Council in its successful strike out a procurement challenge issued by an incumbent service provider of sexual health services.
The incumbent provider had not submitted a tender during the re-procurement but sought to prevent the Council from awarding a contract following the conclusion of the procurement.
On 25 May 2019 the GDPR celebrated its one year in effect anniversary. In this article we will reflect on what we have learnt over the past year.
Are your medical records in safe hands? Theft of paperwork and storage devices in the Health sector is on the rise.
On Thursday 23 August, the UK Government published 25 technical guidance notes on what a "No Deal Brexit" on 29 March 2019 would mean in practice, covering a range of issues including imports, medicines, workplace rights, financial services and the future of EU funded programmes.
Rose Silvester looks at the recent High Court judgment in Sherratt v The Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police which follows an appeal from the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police from a first instance finding in favour of the claimant on the issue of whether a duty of care was owed by the police to the deceased.
Mr Justice King rejected the Chief Constable's submissions that the Recorder had erred in finding assurance and reliance. He further rejected that the deceased's autonomy to choose to self-harm negated any duty to prevent such conduct.
International legal business DWF has appointed medical lawyer Julian Weiss as a partner in its Munich office.
Could your business be liable for an unlimited fine? What you need to know about the new corporate offences relating to tax evasion. Taking no action is not an option.
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.
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.