Overview

Health Tech is revolutionising healthcare services and products, from the digitisation of delivery models, data-driven diagnostics, to the development of wellbeing apps, telemedicine services and wearables.

We help our clients navigate the changing legal and regulatory landscape so they can make informed decisions, move quickly and maximise opportunities across the healthcare, social care and life sciences sector.

We advise health tech providers of all sizes at different stages of their development, from start-ups to global healthcare and tech businesses, whether helping them to enter the UK market or grow an established business in a new direction.

We do this by combining our market-leading expertise across healthcare, life sciences and tech to deliver accessible, practical and solution-focused advice.

For start-ups and scale-ups, founders and investors, you may also be interested in our dedicated BScale service.

Areas of focus

The advice that we provide includes:

  • Service user / patient terms and conditions
  • Data protection, including application of healthcare specific guidance and Caldicott requirements
  • Emerging law on software and AI as a medical device
  • Regulation and compliance, including registration and ongoing requirements of the CQC, General Pharmaceutical Council, MHRA and other regulators
  • Providing health tech solutions to NHS customers, including how to navigate regulated public procurement procedures
  • Cloud services contracts
  • Supply chain contracts
  • Protection of intellectual property rights
  • Clinical investigation and clinical trial agreements
  • Early stage, venture capital, growth capital, development capital and venture debt transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Advertising and marketing law
  • Dispute resolution
Experience

Advising an international telemedicine provider on pharmaceutical supply chain issues.

Supporting an online GP service provider on its contractual arrangements with tech infrastructure providers.

Working with a Health Tech start up to understand its regulatory obligations and to establish a suite of standards terms and conditions.

Advising a global cloud services provider on its engagement with public health bodies.

Advising an international healthcare data solutions provider on its expansion in the UK and arrangements with the NHS.

Advising leading NHS Trusts and independent providers on privacy issues including privacy policies, complex data sharing arrangements, and Caldicott requirements.

Advising an NHS/private sector JV on its tender to provide digital invoice management solutions to NHS Trusts across the UK, including contract and procurement law advice.

Meet the team
Patrick Parkin

Patrick Parkin Partner

  • Healthcare
  • Procurement and State Aid
  • Commercial
Lucy Pegler

Lucy Pegler Partner

  • Technology and Communications
  • Data Protection and Cybersecurity
  • Outsourcing
Headshot of Rory Trust

Rory Trust Senior Associate

  • Healthcare
  • Defence
  • Public Sector
Tom Whittaker

Tom Whittaker Senior Associate

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Contract Disputes
  • Procurement and State Aid
Richard Binns

Richard Binns Partner

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Procurement Disputes
  • Healthcare
Amanda Leiu

Amanda Leiu Senior Associate

  • Corporate
  • Commercial
Katie Carter headshot

Katie Carter Senior Associate

  • Mergers and Acquisitions 
  • Private Equity
  • Renewable Energy

Health Tech

We're very happy with them. They're very responsive and provide pragmatic advice.

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