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Browne Jacobson win prestigious independent health sector award

12 November 2015


Browne Jacobson’s health law team were winners at the Laing & Buisson Independent Healthcare Awards 2015 as ‘legal adviser of the year’. 

Debbie Stanley, Head of HR services at Browne Jacobson, said:

"We realised that independent healthcare operators often required workforce support at the strategic and tactical level such as policies, frameworks, large scale re-configuration projects so developed an integrated service that incorporates legal and HR advice."

Oliver Pritchard, Head of the firm’s independent health practice, said:

"This marks a fantastic achievement for our healthcare practice. We offer a unique combination of a leading corporate and commercial practice with a nationally recognised health and social care practice, which means we are ideally placed to support specialist operators in the sector. We extend our congratulations to all the other winners from the event.” 

Browne Jacobson’s health sector law practice is nationally recognised as one of the leading in the country by independent experts Chambers UK and Legal 500.

A dedicated team of over 100 health lawyers, with eight recognised as leading individuals in their specialist fields by Chambers UK 2015, combine to deliver a comprehensive portfolio of legal expertise including corporate and commercial, employment, procurement, mental capacity and safeguarding, inquests, commercial and IP, competition, property and estates, planning and clinical negligence.

The team is a trusted adviser to over 50 NHS bodies, over 150 local authorities, and major independent sector providers such as, BMI Healthcare, HCA International, BUPA AND St Andrew’s Healthcare. It is also legal panel members for the NHS Litigation Authority, Medical Protection Society, NHS England, Care Quality Commission, Community Health Partnerships, NHS Property Services, Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority and the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.

A full list of the winners can be found here.

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