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Digital technology is transforming the healthcare sector, improving outcomes for patients and creating operational efficiencies.

With innovation creating a rapidly developing landscape within the healthcare sector, our team of experts know and understand the legal and regulatory requirements involved in delivering change within a digital context. They’re working with a range of providers delivering exciting new technologies across the sector and understand the challenges this can bring.

Whether you’re a technology provider or an NHS Foundation Trust, our multi-disciplinary team includes specialists with deep sector knowledge and technical expertise. From developing commercial contracts to outsourcing services, protecting your data and intellectual property to resolving disputes and licencing arrangements, we can do it all.

Our public/private experience allows you to benefit from our unique perspective, helping create the very best outcomes for your organisation – and importantly your patients.

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Melanie Pears

Partner | Head of Public Sector

+44 (0) 330 137 3451

+44 (0)789 987 8424

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Tim Toomey

Partner | Commercial Litigation

+44 (0) 330 137 3317

+44 (0)773 802 8207

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What people say

  • Clear and understandable advice always accessible Stuart Craig

    Legal 500
  • Melanie Pears is, par excellence, the doyenne of PFI and related public health legal disputes.

    Legal 500
  • Excellent lawyers who are also very down to earth

    Legal 500
  • Tim Toomey- Tim is always very commercially attuned and deals with matters quickly and cost effectively

    Legal 500, client quote
  • Good value service and added extras including bespoke training provided. They offer particularly good value and keep costs proportionate to claim value.

    Legal 500, client quote
  • Indepth knowledge of all legal issues, in particular with regards to data protection and GDPR makes them unique.

  • We have a real sense of a fresh approach from Ward Hadaway in terms of client engagement which is providing the Trust with added value benefits in terms of both cost and quality of service.

    Paul Dowell MCIPS, Deputy Head of Procurement & Supplies, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
  • Clients were eager to offer resounding praise for this firm's commercial adaptability, co-operative approach and polished business acumen.

    Chambers & Partners
  • The team works closely with colleagues in the firm's Leeds and Manchester offices to provide a comprehensive service to its national client base.

    Chambers & Partners

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