Working collaboratively our talented sector team supports you in matters including innovation and technology, employment, pensions, regulatory work, financing, procurement and joint ventures.
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 is delighted to have been appointed to the Crown Commercial Services framework for 'Wider Public Sector – Legal Services' (RM3788). This means that if you are a public sector organisation and you qualify to use this CCS framework, you can now appoint us through the contract. Find out more and download our prospectuses.
Issue 7, 15 May 2020: All of the key government coronavirus news and guidance in a weekly legal update.
On the 1st May 2020, the government published its Roadmap to Ease Restrictions and Reopen Ireland's Economy and Society. This sets out five different phases intended to apply between 18th May and 10th August 2020, subject to the virus remaining under control between each phase.
Issue 6, 7 May 2020: All of the key government coronavirus news and guidance in a weekly legal update
This note summarises some key considerations for Local Authorities ("LAs") in light of the Care Act 'easements' and the Government's Action Plan for Adult Social Care ("Action Plan").
Issue 5, 1 May 2020: All of the key government coronavirus news and guidance in a weekly legal update
This article covers some of the changes/relaxations made (or anticipated) to the rules on corporate administration and governance that companies can (or will in due course be able to) take advantage of, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UK has received approval for a State aid scheme making use of the new options available under the COVID-19 Temporary Framework. This has just been revised by the European Commission on Friday 3 April to include generous measures to fund COVID-19 related R&D, testing centres and factories to manufacture devices, equipment and treatments. The new UK scheme includes the ability to fund such initiatives.
Yesterday, new government guidance was issued for care home admissions during the COVID-19 outbreak. The care sector will be expected to play a vital role in accepting patients from hospitals during this pandemic, ensuring hospitals have enough beds to treat acutely sick patients.
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.