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Birkett Long LLP

1 AMPHORA PLACE, SHEEPEN ROAD, COLCHESTER, CO3 3WG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01206 217300
Email:
Web:
www.birkettlong.co.uk
Basildon, Chelmsford, Colchester

Tracey Dickens

Tel:
Work 01206 217326
Email:
Web:
www.birkettlong.co.uk
Birkett Long LLP

Work Department

Commercial and Corporate Team
Health & Social Care for Care homes and doctors
Franchising

Position

I am a Partner with Birkett Long LLP advising on all aspects of company, partnership and limited liability partnership (LLP) law.  I also head the Commercial & Corporate Finance team.


South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Essex

Within: Leading individuals

Tracey Dickens - Birkett Long LLP

Within: Corporate and commercial: Essex

Birkett Long LLP's 'awareness of client requirements, coupled with technical knowledge and its ability to bring transactions to completion, proves invaluable'. The corporate practice handles domestic and international business transactions, shareholder and joint venture agreements, corporate restructurings and commercial contracts. The healthcare, technology and media sectors are historically strong, while consultant solicitor Alan Massenhove, who joined from a London firm in October 2017, brings in more expertise in franchise businesses and the regulated sectors, including banking. Praxis42, Valeo, Wilkin & Sons, Systematic Logistics International and E2V Technologies form the client roster. Team lead Tracey Dickens is an 'excellent communicator and technical adviser, while remaining commercially pragmatic'. Other key members include David Wisbey and Basildon-based solicitors Stephen Avila and  Tim Field.

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South East: Public sector

Health

Within: Health

Birkett Long LLP fields a healthcare team that provides 'an excellent level of service and guides the client through complex issues with great patience'. The multi-disciplinary practice acts for a range of clients, including general medical practices, care home operators, dentists and pharmacists, on a variety of issues. Recent work includes acting for a consortium of 5 GP practices on their corporate options and shareholder agreements between the practice representatives and their individual practices, as well as preparing new articles of association concerning share ownership and succession arrangements. Tracey Dickens heads the health and social care team and provides 'invaluable assistance' to her GP clients. Also recommended are the 'very thorough' Liz Jones and David Wisbey, who regularly advises UK-based healthcare companies on corporate and commercial matters.

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