The team of specialist solicitors at Clough & Willis are here to help care homes and care home providers with any legal advice or support they may require.
With many years of experience and an in-depth understanding of the care sector, we can provide expert legal guidance on a range of issues, including sales and purchases; employment law; investments and more.
How we can help
There is a number of legal challenges that typically present themselves to care home owners and employees, and are here to help with anything that may crop up, including the below:
Intervention by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) - at whatever level - can be a short road to losing residents and profitability, and eventually closure or a forced sale.
However, we can provide the legal advice and representation you need in the event of a CQC inspection or enforcement action surrounding alleged breaches of regulations.
Property sales and purchases
We have many years of experience advising on sales and purchases, as well as providing advice to businesses seeking to increase bed capacity.
We can help you navigate all aspects of property law, including:
We can also assist with staff employment issues, including:
- Constructive dismissal
- Breach of contract
- TUPE and the outsourcing of contracts
- Discrimination claims
- Allegations and accusations from care home residents
In addition, we have provided advice to lenders and investors, including a major bank.
We can assist with legal issues relating to:
- Deeds of priority
- Funding for care home developments
- Security and guarantees
- Group reorganisations
Our specialist solicitors can also provide expert legal advice to residents of care homes, if required, on topics such as:
- Wills and probate
- Lasting Power of Attorney
- Inheritance tax planning