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Hempsons

THE EXCHANGE, STATION PARADE, HARROGATE, HG1 1TS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01423 522331
Fax:
Fax 01423 724047
DX:
11965 HARROGATE-1
Email:
Web:
www.hempsons.co.uk

Ross Clark

Tel:
Work 01423 724012
Email:
Web:
www.hempsons.co.uk/people/ross-clark/
Hempsons

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Ross is a partner and head of our corporate team and, as such,  he advises on a wide range of corporate finance transactions, predominately in the health and social care sectors.

His main focus at present is on GPs and dentists.

For GPs, Ross is helping clinical commissioning groups on the key issues they face in moving towards authorisation under the Health and Social Care Act. Ross is also assisting GPs as providers, particularly on the formation of provider vehicles, joint ventures with private sector organisations and practice acquisitions and mergers.

For dentists, Ross specialises in the sale, purchase and incorporation of dental and orthodontic practices, knows the underlying GDS and PDS regulations that are instrumental in structuring a sale or purchase of an NHS dental or orthodontic practice, has devised an innovative structure for the transfer of GDS contracts and deals with the CQC requirements and guidance in relation to practice sales.

Career

Trained Bird Semple Fyfe Ireland WS, Edinburgh; qualified 1991 Scotland; Thorntons WS, Dundee 1991-93; qualified 1993 England and Wales; Andrew M Jackson & Co, Hull 1993-97; Irwin Mitchell, Sheffield 1997-2003; Hempsons, Harrogate, 2004 to date, partner 2006.

Languages

French.

Member

Law Society (Scotland); Law Society (England).

Education

Inverness Royal Academy; Strathtay University (1984 BA business studies); University of Dundee (1988 LLB and diploma in legal practice).

Leisure

Fly fishing, hill walking, sailing.


London: Corporate and commercial

Partnership

Within: Leading individuals

Ross Clark - Hempsons

Within: Partnership

Hempsons stands out for its expertise in medical partnerships; providing strategic advice to GPs and dental practices, as well as devising and implementing new structures for primary care at scale and Integrated Care Systems (ICSs). The group has particular experience in establishing and reorganising GP Provider Organisations, in addition to advising on acquisitions of failing practices by such structures. Ross Clark and Ian Hempseed jointly lead the department, and are ably supported new arrival Alison Oliver, who joined from Ward Hadaway in January 2019 and specialises in partnership and company law, NHS primary care and community services contracts. The group is on a number of panels, including NHS Resolution, Health Trust Europe and Crown Commercial Service.

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Yorkshire and the Humber: Public sector

Health

Within: Health

Health and social care boutique Hempsons has expansive expertise in this area, fielding healthcare, corporate and commercial, social care, projects, employment and real estate teams to handle matters including procurement, primary care issues and litigation, among others. Adrian Parker heads up the procurement offering, while Crispin Pettifer is the key name for projects and construction work. Andrew Davidson handles employment issues, Adrienne D’Arcy is a healthcare litigator, Stephen Evans focuses on mental health issues, and Ross Clark is a GP expert.

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