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Healthcare powerhouse Blake Morgan LLP is well known for its work for NHS bodies, but is increasingly advising private healthcare providers bidding for NHS contracts. Bruce Potter leads the sizeable team, which includes procurement specialist Jason Richards, Stephen Tainsh, Alison Patten-Hall, Mary Chant and Susie Dryden. Gayle Curry is leading a team assisting Ramsay Health Care with its bid to design, build and operate a private hospital on an NHS site.

At Birkett Long LLP, practice head Tracey Dickens is ‘very professional’ and has notable expertise acting for GP partnerships and care homes.

John Sheath heads the practice at Brachers and is highly regarded for representing clients at inquests. Ash Jilani is leading the group’s work for primary care providers. The team also routinely advises NHS trusts on employment, procurement and property matters.

Cripps LLP bolstered its primary care capability with the recruitment of Justin Cumberlege. The firm remains a key name for transactions of pharmacy and dental businesses, and regularly assists Day Lewis with buying and selling pharmacies. Nick Austen is recommended for his ‘sensible and commercial approach’.

Moore Blatch LLP combines health expertise with experience in the community care field. Paula Barnes is heavily involved in deprivation of liberty cases and challenging refusals of medical care.

Clarkslegal LLP assists its NHS client base with procurement, employment, corporate governance and contractual matters. Rachel Krol is a key name.

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