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Hempsons

100 WOOD STREET, LONDON, EC2V 7AN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7839 0278
Fax:
Fax 020 7839 8212
DX:
138411 CHARING CROSS-1
Email:
Web:
www.hempsons.co.uk

Jamie Foster

Tel:
Work 020 7484 7594
Email:
Hempsons

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Partner specialising in corporate, commercial and public law. Clients include NHS bodies, independent sector and third sector organisations and social enterprises operating in the health and social care sectors. Advises on corporate governance issues, mergers and acquisitions, partnership and joint working arrangements and contracting.

Career

Trained Linklaters, including Linklaters’ Tokyo office 1998-2000; qualified 2000; associate Linklaters’ Corporate Department 2000-05, including a secondment at BT Group plc 2003; associate Bevan Brittan LLP 2005-08; senior solicitor Hempsons 2008-09; partner Hempsons 2009 to date.

Education

Forest School, London; Royal Holloway, University of London (1995 BA History); College of Law, London (1998).

Leisure

Sailing, golf, music and reading.


London: Public sector

Healthcare

Within: Healthcare

Hempsons'¬†‚Äėoutstanding‚Äô specialist health and social care practice handles a wide range of healthcare regulatory, life sciences and corporate work for an impressive roster of clients including NHS trusts, the Care Quality Commission, and ¬†private and third sector providers. Key contacts within the sizeable team are Christian Dingwall,¬†who has ‚Äėunrivalled experience‚Äô in NHS governance and services configuration; recent work includes advising NHS Burley CCG on putting in place interim alliance contracting arrangements, and Manchester Primary Care Providers relating to the establishment of the Manchester Local Care Organisation with its partners (Manchester CC and the Manchester acute and mental health trusts). Miriam Farley¬†focuses on clinical negligence and high value brain injury claims, while Ian Hempseed¬† advises charities and social enterprises, and counts The Health and Work Community Interest Company (Syngentis) and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists as clients. Jamie Foster¬†has notable experience in the management of complex projects and transactions, having recently advised on the merger of Central Manchester University Hospitals NHSFT and University Hospital South Manchester NHSFT.¬†Other contacts to note are Janie Barber in healthcare regulatory and employment and Tania Francis¬† specialises in advising healthcare practitioners.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology

Within: Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology

Hempsons is led by James Lawford Davies, who is an expert in life sciences regulation and litigation. Recent mandates for Lawford Davies include advising the Francis Crick Institute (and The Wellcome Trust) on obtaining regulatory approval for its gene editing technology, and defending Professor Paolo Macchiarini, who was accused of research misconduct following the death of a patient and falsifying academic credentials. Also recommended are corporate and commercial specialists Jamie Foster and Faisal Dhalla, as well as IP expert Gill Hall.

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