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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
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Web:
www.hempsons.co.uk

Yorkshire and the Humber: Insurance

Clinical negligence: defendant
Clinical negligence: defendant - ranked: tier 1

Hempsons

The 'outstanding' clinical negligence team at Hempsons are 'regarded as very experienced and competent litigators'. The 'calm and very professional' practice head Adrienne D’Arcy has handled complex and high value matters relating to spinal injury, wrongful birth and delayed diagnosis. With 'years of experience and lots of common sense and legal nous' Kathleen Wilson is instructed by NHS Trusts and Health Authorities on a range of matters, including sensitive matters requiring human rights considerations. The 'experienced lawyer' Helen Freeman and Adam Hartrick, who focuses on handling inquests, are key individuals. Recently promoted associate Chloe Davies is praised for her 'down to earth approach'  and ability to build a 'good rapport with clinicians/clients'.

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Yorkshire and the Humber: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit
Charities and not-for-profit - ranked: tier 3

Hempsons

Highlighted for '>good sector knowledge' and 'first class response times' Hempsons' charities and social enterprise team offers 'an excellent service' that is 'good value for money'. London-based Ian Hempseed heads up the national practice which includes Faisal Dhalla in the firm's Harrogate office. With an 'excellent reputation for health and social care', the team is instructed by a significant amount of organisations in this sector. It is advising Syngentis, a health work and community interest company, on the winding up of operations; and advising Grace’s Place Children’s Hospice on its merger with Forget Me Not Hospice. Clients in the region include Yorkshire Cancer Research, York Conservation Trust and Autism Plus.

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Yorkshire and the Humber: Public sector

Health
Health - ranked: tier 1

Hempsons

The 'friendly, approachable and knowledgeable multi-disciplinary' health and social care group at Hempsons are considered to be 'one of the leading firms in this practice area'.Adrian Parker heads up the 'first class team', which handles corporate and commercial transactions, health and social care advice, employment law, healthcare litigation and real estate issues. It is instructed by healthcare providers, social care clients and not for profit organisations, including the Primary Care Commissioning Community Interest Company. The 'commercial and pragmatic' Crispin Pettifer, alongside the 'diligent' associate Oliver Crich, advised Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust on its procurement process for a strategic estates partnership. In another highlight, the 'amazing problem solver' Ross Clark led a team instructed by Cheshire Local Medical Committee to deliver a practice development programme to over 600 GPs and their practices, involving advice on preparation for CQC inspections, the GDPR and procurement. Also recommended are the 'hugely experienced' Stephen Evans and Adam Hartrick particularly in matters related to mental health, and inquests, respectively. 

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