Care homes

Our care homes team can provide you with a comprehensive range of legal services if you are involved, or planning on becoming involved in the running or management of care homes. You can be assured of dealing with specialists in a variety of disciplines who have worked with a number of care home providers, including an AIM quoted company, at both a strategic and operational level.

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The depth and range of our expertise means the team can work together ensuring that you are provided with a service that is delivered on cost effective terms on matters including corporate and commercial advice in relation to the acquisition and sale of homes, restructuring, joint ventures, venture capital, financing and funding, flotations, corporate governance, due diligence and care home registration. Our employment team advises on general employment law matters, as well as on employment issues of particular importance to you, as a care home provider. These areas include CRB checks, POVA guidelines, whistle-blowing and all aspects of immigration law.

Whatever the size of your business, our property team can provide you with the full range of property services and already acts for clients and care home providers with large portfolios of property.

In regard to corporate and criminal defence, we can advise and represent clients facing regulatory investigations in areas affecting the care home industry such as health and safety and food safety, and more general criminal matters such as road traffic.

Complementing the work we undertake with care home operators, we are able to offer legal services to residents. We can act for you as an individual in relation to money, property your financial affairs, including the provision of succession and tax advice. We can also act on issues arising in relation to clients lacking, or with failing, capacity to deal with their own property and financial affairs. This advice and assistance includes the use of wills and trusts, and issues surrounding lasting powers of attorney and the Court of Protection, in that we have a panel receiver for that Court on our staff.

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