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With unrivalled experience and expertise in the care sector, we are at the forefront of legal developments within the care space and understand the challenges imposed by change in regulation, financial markets and attitude to funding.

About our care sector expertise

Whether you’re a care operator, investor or developer, legal advice that saves you time and money allows you to focus on what you do best. Our team of cross-disciplinary lawyers are market-leading specialists in the private care sector.

With unrivalled experience and expertise in the sector, we are at the forefront of legal developments within the care space and understand the challenges imposed by change in regulation, financial markets and attitude to funding.

We are entrenched in the sector and have strong long-standing relationships with key personalities and organisations within it. We know what you need to know.

Our dedicated partners leading each matter are ‘hands on’ and live to the nuances of the sector. We are one of only a handful of UK firms to have acted on international REIT care investment transactions.

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Why choose our care sector legal experts?

Our expert knowledge of the regulatory regime enables us to give advice which is relevant to you. We advise on all matters in the sector including regulatory, real estate, corporate, banking, employment and disputes.

We act on all transactions and matters including:

  • Advice from our experienced specialist GDPR, ePrivacy and cyber law lawyers including data audits/GDPR compliance projects, data policies and procedures, data breach handling/reporting, data subject rights request handling and drafting and negotiating data sharing and processing agreements
  • Corporate acquisitions and disposals
  • Refinancing & restructuring
  • Institutional sale & leasebacks
  • Property development and construction
  • Planning appraisals and obtaining planning permissions
  • Criminal investigations and regulatory proceedings that are brought by the CQC. This includes appeals to the first tier tribunal
  • Specialised domestic and international REIT work (including dealing with US style ‘triple net’ leases and framework agreements)
  • Credit control services
  • Commercial dispute matters including professional negligence claims, breach of contract, insurance claims, shareholder disputes and debt recovery
  • Insolvency matters including claims by an insolvency practitioner against a director or third party
  • Advice from our specialist employment and immigration teams to support your recruitment and HR needs

You can trust us to advise on high-profile claims, high-value transactions and complex regulatory matters. We provide partner-led relationships and service delivery. We act for clients in a collaborative, positive and result-focused manner. We do not point-score.

Our clients & notable work

We provide transactional and legal advice on all matters in the care sector. Here is just a sample of our clients and most notable transactions.

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  • CW

    "Freeths have been advising the Maria Mallaband Group for many years, particularly on the acquisition, development and funding of our new care home...

    Chris Womack, Business Development Director


  • PR

    "As a longstanding adviser to the LNT Group, Thomas leads the team providing our real estate legal services - and can be relied upon to provide a p...

    Philip Raven, Director

    LNT Group

  • “The firm is adept at complex matters and finding pragmatic solutions. It's a great team with good communication between them.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • “Freeths have a very good knowledge of the sector.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • "The team at Freeths are extremely helpful, knowledgeable and always available to their clients. The team is diverse with the right mix of age, gen...

    Legal 500, 2022

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We are celebrating another year of accreditations and rankings.

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