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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

Crispin Pettifer

Tel:
Work 01423 724001
Email:
Web:
www.hempsons.co.uk/people/crispin-pettifer/
Hempsons

Work Department

Projects; Construction and Commercial

Position

Crispin is a partner in Hempsons’ corporate–commercial team, a role that involves advising on a wide range of contracts in health and social care contexts.  He has over 20 years of contracting experience. 

Crispin advises commissioners and providers on the contracting aspects of public services procurements, particularly the legal issues to address on advice on services transition, such as business transfer agreements where appropriate. He works closely with the firm’s procurement law experts.

Crispin is head of Hempsons’ projects and construction team and supports landowning institutions to deliver capital development projects and maintain and manage their estates and facilities. He is an expert in joint venture agreements, development agreements, building contracts, professional appointments, services contracts and outsourcing.  He is currently focussed on Alternative Services Delivery Models (ASDM’s) and Strategic Estates Partnerships (SEPs), both of which involve the formation of new legal vehicles for the development and operation of non-clinical facilities and services within the NHS. 

Career

Trained: Farrer & Co; qualified 1993; Farrer & Co 1996-2002; Freeth Cartwright 2002-04; Hempsons 2005 to date; partner 2008.

Education

Harrow School; Jesus College, Cambridge (1989 MA History); College of Law, Guildford (1990 CPE; 1991 LSF); King’s College, Cambridge, London (1998 MSc Construction Law and Arbitration).

Leisure

Horses, gardens.


North: Public sector

Health

Within: Leading individuals

Crispin Pettifer - Hempsons

Within: Health

Hempsons’ provides healthcare advisory and healthcare litigation teams for clients that include public and private healthcare organisations, charities and social enterprises. Corporate-commercial specialist Crispin Pettifer handles a range of contracts in health and social care contexts. He co-leads the practice with Deborah Ramshaw, who is an expert procurement lawyer focused on advising contracting authorities and bidders in various matters. Also notable in the team are Stephen Maratos, who specialises in claims litigation on behalf of NHS Trusts and clinicians, and Alison Oliver, who joined in 2019 from Ward Hadaway and bring expertise in GP and dental practice issues.

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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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