Working as part of one of the largest, leading health and social care teams in the UK, we recognise the importance of resolving disputes in a way that meets the needs of patients and healthcare providers – both NHS and independent. Our extensive network of lawyers, in the UK and across the world, are experts in resolving commercial disputes with innovative, practical advice.
Our understanding of the healthcare industry puts us in a unique position to anticipate and meet your litigation needs whether you are operating in the public or private sector. The sector is facing huge change, consolidation and increased scrutiny and we know the challenges this brings.
We’re skilled and experienced in a wide range of areas, including procurement and supply chain disputes, resolving IT system and software issues, managing outsourced clinical and diagnostic agreements, and addressing commissioning disputes.
We take a creative approach, using our experience of health-related disputes to understand the challenges and identify solutions quickly, efficiently and in a way which caters for the specific pressures and priorities within the health context. We are experts at managing potential disputes and/or avoiding escalation to minimise the disruptive impact of litigation, whilst always having the technical expertise to deal with those disputes which cannot be avoided.
We are committed to providing you with a service that is second-to-none. We stand out because we deliver exactly what you need, providing practical litigation solutions that meet your specific requirements and are delivered with the benefit of our longstanding insight into the sector.
- Advising on securing the return of more than £1m on behalf of an NHS Foundation Trust relating to the purchase of defective equipment bought at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic
- Advising on securing an emergency interim injunction for an NHS hospital against a trade union to prevent unlawful picketing
- Successfully advising the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care in the Personal Protective Equipment judicial reviews
Banking and Finance Disputes
We specialise in handling complex, domestic and international financial disputes, advising banks, financial institutions and financial professionals across a wide spectrum of claims.Learn more
We advise on all aspects of business crime with a market leading team that delivers sophisticated support and practical solutions to any issue.Learn more
Clinical Risk and Medical Malpractice
We understand the challenges that arise in the healthcare sector when patient expectations are not met, and we also recognise that cost pressures in the sector and on medical malpractice indemnifiers have never been so acute. As the provision of healthcare fragments away from its traditional delivery models, more and more claims activity will affect commercial entities, private clinics, hospitals, general healthcare providers – and their insurers.Learn more
Defamation and Reputation Management
A respected brand or reputation takes years to build but can be damaged all too quickly, and take a huge amount of time and investment to restore. Our team advises businesses, individuals, insurers and public bodies on a wide range of defamation and reputation management issues. Whether you are looking to protect your reputation or defend claims made against you, we provide advice that combines an effective legal strategy with a commercial approach in this highly sensitive area.Learn more
We have considerable experience of investigating corporate fraud, internal and external, and particular expertise in penetrating the confidentiality of offshore jurisdictions. We advise on the legal issues surrounding covert investigations and aggressive litigation techniques, including injunctive relief, to uncover evidence of theft and recover stolen assets.Learn more
Working as part of one of the largest, leading health and social care teams in the UK, we recognise the importance of resolving disputes in a way that meets the needs of patients and healthcare providers – both NHS and independent. Our extensive network of lawyers, in the UK and across the world, are experts in resolving commercial disputes with innovative, practical advice.Learn more
The premier adviser to the global insurance sector, offering innovative insurance claims solutions, and policy advice, including mediation, arbitration, and litigation.Learn more
Disputes can be a highly sensitive matter for businesses. Parties choose arbitration because the process is private, ensuring confidentiality and minimising the risk of reputational damage. Arbitration can be swifter, cost-effective and a more flexible process than court proceedings, allowing for a more tailored approach and a range of solutions. Arbitration also provides finality, with limited grounds to challenge an arbitral award. It is increasingly the preferred choice for cross-border and multi-jurisdictional disputes.Learn more
What our clients say
Great energy combined with wise counsel.
Legal 500 UK 2022, Commercial Litigation Mid-market, London.
Really punches above its weight in commercial litigation. Very focused on achieving the best outcomes for clients on a cost-effective basis.
Legal 500 UK 2022, Commercial Litigation Mid-market, London.
Strong litigation team, which operates well to pull in resources from other specialisms across the firm where needed.
Legal 500 UK 2022, Commercial Litigation Leeds.
Healthcare Litigation key contacts
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Who we are
Why choose DAC Beachcroft?
We’re a broad-based commercial firm serving a wide range of sectors with a strong heritage in insurance,
health and real estate. We combine excellent legal skills and cutting-edge delivery expertise to design
solutions that fit the needs of our clients – often involving clever uses of technology.
DAC Beachcroft is recognised as a pre-eminent advisor to the insurance market, and we place a strong emphasis on the long-term relationships we build with you so that we can really add value to your business.Learn more
Health and Social Care
DAC Beachcroft is regarded as market leaders in the provision of corporate, commercial and regulatory legal advice to healthcare providers.Learn more
With 170 lawyers we are one of the largest Real Estate legal teams in the UK. Our extensive network gives us national, regional and local knowledge and access.Learn more
We regularly advise product designers and manufacturers, trade bodies, and retailers, distributors and venture capitalists looking to invest in the financial services sector.Learn more
As long-standing and trusted advisers in the technology sector, we deliver pragmatic and innovative solutions that empower you to make informed decisions about how best to maximise your success.Learn more