Medical, Dental & Pharmacy

Our specialist healthcare team brings together regulatory, litigation, corporate, commercial, property and employment lawyers to provide expert legal advice to medical, dental and pharmacy businesses.

The team’s experience includes acting for individual professionals, independent businesses and multiple chains on all legal issues affecting their sectors.  Knights also regularly acts for the National Pharmacy Association (the UK-wide trade association for independent community pharmacy) and large national chain of dental practices (comprising 300 dental practices nationwide). 

Our areas of expertise

  • Fitness to practise investigations, hearings and appeals 
  • Ethical guidance and compliance
  • Patient complaints, claims and insurance coverage issues
  • Inquests 
  • CQC, NHS England and GPhC practice inspections
  • NHS England market entry, relocation and exit
  • FHSAU appeals
  • Regulatory enforcement action, including Breach Notices, Remedial Notices, Notices of Decision 
  • Litigation and disputes
  • Crisis management/defamation/reputation protection
  • Judicial Review
  • Practice sales and acquisitions
  • Partnership and LLP Agreements
  • Banking and refinancing
  • Tax advice
  • Practice incorporation 
  • All forms of commercial contracts
  • Lease drafting, renewal and negotiation
  • Planning applications and appeals
  • Drafting and reviewing employment contracts, policies, procedures and locum agreements
  • Disciplinary, dismissal, dispute, grievance and Employment Tribunal situations
  • Bespoke training on a range of legal topics

Key contacts

Andrea James Partner T:01625 704123 M:07464 549168
Jonathan Tyson Partner T:01782 338832 M:07770 959969
Oliver Wright Senior Associate T:01625 704120 M:07436 161728