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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

Adrian Parker

Tel:
Work 01423 724029
Email:
Web:
www.hempsons.co.uk/people/adrian-parker/
Hempsons

Work Department

Corporate/commercial.

Position

Adrian leads the firm’s northern corporate commercial department and heads up Hempsons’ national procurement law team, which has continued to expand in the last year.

Adrian has over 20 years experience providing advice to public bodies, companies, charities and social enterprises engaged in the health sector on commercial transactions, non contentious and contentious procurement issues, including major projects. He also advises on corporate governance within the health service.

His key areas of work in recent years have included advising upon the redesign of the delivery of commissioning support services to NHS Commissioners, and the development and access of support and population health management expertise to Accountable Care Systems (ACS) and Accountable Care Organisations (ACO)

He is also engaged on substantive multi million procurement and outsourcing projects of key services for the health service. He also defends an increasing number of legal challenges against public bodies and institutes challenges for social enterprises and companies against defective processes.

Career

Trained Wansbrough Willey Hargrave (now Beachcrofts); qualified 1994; Bevan Ashford (now Bevan Brittan) 1994-2001; joined Hempsons 2001; partner 2004.

Member

Procurement Lawyers Association; The Law Society

Education

Harrogate Grammar School; Durham University (History and Philosophy); College of Law (Chester).


Yorkshire and the Humber: Public sector

Health

Within: Health

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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