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Rebecca Hainsworth

Senior Associate


+44 (0)330 045 2738


Rebecca is a specialist commercial healthcare lawyer advising all types of healthcare organisations across the sector (NHS, independent sector, social care, voluntary sector, primary care and suppliers to the market).  Rebecca specialises in advising clients on commercial and governance matters including corporate governance, mergers and reorganisations, competition law, income generation, commercial contracts and joint ventures / collaborations.

Rebecca has been the operational lead lawyer on multiple major NHS transformation projects including mergers between NHS trusts / foundation trusts, creation of shared services collaboratives and the establishment of Integrated Care Systems.  

In 2023 Rebecca was named “Lawyer of the Year” at the Made in Manchester awards and is a member of the Pro-Manchester Healthcare committee. She has previously worked in-house at NHS Improvement / Monitor, the Care Quality Commission and the Government Legal Department.


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