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Trowers & Hamlins


We provide practical, tailored and targeted advice to private equity firms operating in the mid-market. Our team of capable and commercially minded lawyers act for a range of mid-market private equity firms in the UK and regional private equity firms in the Middle East. The team offers a holistic service ranging from advice on initial investment and capital arrangements, complicated shareholder and investment structures, management buy-ins/buy-outs, co-investments, bolt on acquisitions and exits.

Our vibrant, international corporate team advises clients across the full range of corporate issues in an ever increasingly complex business environment.

Through the creation of industry focus groups we offer sector specific services especially in the healthcare, hotels and leisure, logistics and construction industries.

The Health Tech Survey 2017

This survey outlines the basis from which we can monitor the uptake of technology across the sector and assess how it is working in healthcare now, and how it develops in the future.

Who are going to be the winners in the technology race to save the healthcare system?

At a roundtable jointly hosted by Grant Thornton and Trowers & Hamlins, a select group including healthcare providers and commissioners, investors and entrepreneurs debated who will win in the technology race to save the UK healthcare system.

Implications of Brexit for health and social care

The new Prime Minister has re-affirmed that "Brexit means Brexit" and whilst it is impossible to predict what this may look like, it could have a major impact on the health and social care market in the United Kingdom. There are many issues which will need to be thought through and resolved, some of which are set out here.

Engaging with commissioners post NLW

There has been much speculation over recent months as to the impact of national minimum wage and living wage increases on private providers of care and whether the increased financial burden would put a number of them out of business.

In light of this, Trowers & Hamlins partner Paul McDermott details how private providers can best engage with commissioners to ease the financial repercussions of national living wage.

The role of housing in good health

Quality housing is vital to sustaining good quality mental and physical health, argues Hilary Blackwell, partner at Trowers & Hamlins

Decluttering HR: Realising value

Trowers & Hamlins presents a Q&A and decluttering tool to help businesses determine whether a practice or procedure should be implemented in a given situation or whether there are other ways to achieve the desired objective.

Recent reports on the English mental health system: Key recommendations

Three reports have recently been published on the English mental health system.  Here, Trowers & Hamlins summarises the key recommendations set out in each report in this table.

Podcast 24/02/2016:

In a follow-up to their last podcast, specialists from Trowers & Hamlins look at what the Autumn Statement delivered in terms of increased funding for adult social care, whether this will go far enough to ease the pressure and, if not, what other options remain available for the future.

Podcast 12/10/2015: Capital adequacy: budgeting to fund adult social care

Trowers & Hamlins assesses the crisis in the UK adult social care sector, analyses the backdrop of government financial and legislative support, and explores what needs to be done to ensure the care of the nation's elderly is adequately underwritten - both now and in the years to come.

The perfect storm

The perfect storm is brewing in social care – is it about to come crashing onto our shores?

The modern slavery act

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA) has been introduced to consolidate slavery-related offences and large care businesses need to take note

Unlocking the potential

In October 2016 the Law Commission published its consultation ‘Transfer of title, change of occupancy and other events’ and this has implications for ‘event fees’ in retirement housing with care

M&A outlook 2016

Tim Nye, head of UK private equity and co-head of the health and social care team at Trowers & Hamlins, examines the M&A market and identifies the key themes to consider in 2016

English devolution

Devolving powers to the regions in England would constitute evolution not revolution for health and social care providers


Tim Nye

Partner corporate

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Senior associate

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