Robert Breedon > Gowling WLG > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Gowling WLG
4 MORE LONDON RIVERSIDE
LONDON
SE1 2AU
England
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Work Department

Healthcare.

Position

Robert Breedon is a partner in Gowling WLG’s healthcare team. He is an experienced healthcare lawyer having worked for the Department of Health for many years and having advised a number of clients in the healthcare sector. He was extensively involved in the Government’s Independent Sector Treatment Centre programme and in the Department’s preparation for a pandemic flu outbreak in the UK. He is experienced in a range of commercial transactions and also acts for a number of commercial clients and in-house legal teams. He advises a large number of commissioners and providers of healthcare services.

Career

Trained Slaughter and May, qualified 1989. Moved to Southern Electric plc (1990) as in-house lawyer before joining Morgan Cole in 1992. Became a partner in 1995. Joined the BOC Group in 2005 as in-house counsel before establishing his own practice in 2006. Joined Wragge & Co in April 2011. Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, partner, 2014.

Memberships

Law Society.

Education

Bristol University (1986 LLB (Hons)).

Leisure

Holder of private pilot’s licence. Member of the West London Aero Club.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Public sector > Health

Gowling WLG is especially capable at handling large scale health and social care transactions. The firm has aided clients that have been critical to the COVID-19 response including AstraZeneca, the Office for National Statistics and the Department of Health and Social Care. Robert Breedon  advises the DHSC’s Test and Trace Team. Hugh Maule specialises in corporate transactions, private equity and venture capital matters.

London > Industry focus > Life sciences and healthcare

Gowling WLG’s cross-departmental life sciences sector group handles the full spectrum of life sciences work encompassing transactions, patent disputes, regulatory issues and commercial work. The team counts several high-profile pharmaceutical companies on its client roster, including AstraZeneca and BioNTech. The firm also fields a distinct health and care team, which acts for a range of health and care service providers and investors, and is highly regarded for its real estate work relating to care homes and senior living facilities. Patrick Duxbury and Robert Breedon lead the group; Duxbury focuses on life sciences transactions and Breedon handles corporate work in the health and care sectors.