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Healthcare Innovation & Startup Advice

Healthcare Innovation & Startup Advice

Health Innovation, Entrepreneur and Startup Advice from Experienced Healthcare Lawyers

We can help you to transform your ideas into commercial reality. We work with healthcare innovators, entrepreneurs, private health providers and corporates in healthcare. More than just lawyers, we make connections and network for our clients.

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Supporting Innovation in the Healthcare Sector

We are focused on helping health innovators, entrepreneurs and corporates by connecting our healthcare sector expertise with our startup and early stage business experience.

How can we help you?

We can help health innovators, entrepreneurs and corporates in a variety of ways, including:

  • Confidentiality agreements.
  • Early stage and startup company agreements.
  • Partnership, shareholder and collaboration agreements.
  • Acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures.
  • Services for private GP practices.
  • Services for specialist consultants provider company and medical chambers.
  • Loan facilities and banking arrangements.
  • Private investment and management buy outs (MBOs).
  • Commercial contracts.
  • Protection and commercialisation of ideas and intellectual property rights.

Private Healthcare Providers

If you provide private medical services or contract with the NHS as a private provider, we have the expertise you will need. We help structure ownership and shareholder arrangements, we can advise on your contracting arrangements and we will help with any aspect of joint ventures, finance and acquisitions of other businesses.

Healthcare Corporates

Our experienced Corporate law team advises companies from £1m turnover SMEs, through to £100m+ turnover multi-nationals. Our expertise ranges from M&A, joint ventures, finance, funding and investments through to management buyouts. In addition, we are experts in corporate re-organisations and general company law.

More than Just Lawyers

Our introductions can be as valuable as the legal advice we provide. We see it as part of our service to introduce you to the leading consultants, advisors and banks operating in the healthcare sector.

We are "lawyers-in-residence" to SETSquared, one of Europe's leading business incubator units. We know who you need to speak to.

We regularly bring our clients and contacts together through healthcare entrepreneurs events.

For more information regarding the specialist support we offer to healthcare entrpreneurs, corporates and startups, please contact Oliver Pool on 0117 314 5429.

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VWV is an outstanding firm which has helped me with a number of medically related businesses. Their approach is clear, honest and above all friendly.

  • Damian Gardner-Thor
  • Bath Medical Services Limited

Meet the Team

Our healthcare lawyers invest a great deal of time in gaining an understanding of what's going on in the sector to provide you with informed legal advice, training and support.

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Ben Willis - Partner & Head of Healthcare at VWV

Commercial Property

Property Development


Oliver Pool - Partner & GP Partnership Agreement Solicitor at VWV

Partnerships & LLPs


Commercial Contracts

Rebecca Beardsley - Commercial Property Associate at VWV
Senior Associate

News & Events

Are Cluster Developments Heading in the Right Direction?
The importance of strengthening the work within clusters to deliver services more centrally within primary care where possible was one of the key themes discussed at the Cardiff Practice Management Conference hosted by healthcare law firm, VWV.
16 Oct 2018
VWV Shortlisted for GP 'Legal Service Provider of the Year 2018' Award
We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for The General Practice Awards 'Legal Service Provider of the Year 2018'.
21 Aug 2018
Successful Event on New Models of Care and the Future of Healthcare Services
On 12 April 2018, VWV and Cushman and Wakefield explored the 'Future of Healthcare', focusing on mental health services in primary care and the benefits of intergenerational activities on health and well-being.
18 Apr 2018