MedTech and Digital Health

Working across 11 UK locations and supported by a network of law firms with MedTech and digital health expertise, we are uniquely placed to support collaboration between industry, innovators and the NHS, alongside our global understanding of MedTech and digital health developments.


With the largest dedicated healthcare team of lawyers in the UK, and one of the largest technology multi-office practices, we have an unparalleled understanding of the digital health and MedTech market.

We combine this industry insight with our strategic legal expertise across healthcare, technology, regulatory, IP, health data, commercial and corporate law to help you leverage growth opportunities and navigate challenges within this rapidly developing industry.

Our clients include health app developers and suppliers of electronic records systems; NHS and independent sector purchasers of MedTech and digital health solutions; investors in digital health and medical technology; pharmaceutical and biotech companies; and medical device manufacturers.

So whether you are an international business looking to invest in the UK digital health market; a supplier of virtual healthcare services providing cross-border telemedicine; or a health app developer using emerging technologies such as AI and blockchain, we will work in partnership with you to ensure you achieve your ambitions.

Featured experience

  • Advising on employment, commercial, procurement, corporate and regulatory matters for a major US-based medical device manufacturer
  • Advising clients that are developing AI solutions as to whether their software will need to be registered as a medical device in accordance with the relevant MHRA regulatory framework
  • Providing IP, commercial and data protection advice to a leading health data analytics company in connection with the sale of its products in the UK and globally
  • Conducting regulatory due diligence on a number of pharma, medical devices and digital health transactions for private equity and other funders
  • Advising a diagnostics provider in relation to responding to and managing a high-profile cyber attack
  • Advising on the data sharing framework and privacy issues relating to the launch and implementation of the NHS App
  • Advising MedTech manufacturers regarding advertising, product information, packaging, safety, recall, liaising with regulatory authorities and managing customer communications
  • Supporting scaling MedTech and digital health clients with key legal documentation, including terms of use, privacy policies, IP strategies, software development agreements, licence agreements, data sharing arrangements, shareholder agreements, employment contracts and standardised customer terms

What our clients say

  • DACB has a fantastic reputation in the UK healthcare sector and, increasingly, internationally too. Their offering shows a depth and breadth of experience that is rare. Their technology practice is a great bonus for their digital health clients.

    Legal 500, 2023

  • They have a high level of legal knowledge and strategic awareness and are clear in conclusions, analysis, and recommendations.

    Chambers UK, 2023

  • Their diverse public/private client base allows them to apply a wide nous to a problem and apply strategic and commercial solutions

    Legal 500, 2023

MedTech key contacts

Quiénes somos

¿Por qué elegir DAC Beachcroft?

Somos un bufete comercial de amplia base que presta servicios a una gran variedad de sectores, con una sólida herencia en seguros,
salud e inmobiliario. Combinamos excelentes conocimientos jurídicos y experiencia de vanguardia para diseñar soluciones en
que se adapten a las necesidades de nuestros clientes, a menudo con un uso inteligente de la tecnología.