DWF Appoints Head of Healthcare
24 May, 2012
Business law firm, DWF, has recruited commercial partner Michael Boyd as the Head of the Healthcare Sector Group.
Previously a partner at Pinsent Masons, Michael has extensive experience of commercial issues and transactions affecting the NHS as well as other organisations involved in healthcare. His clients include a variety of NHS bodies including NHS Foundation Trusts and independent sector healthcare providers. He has also spent time on secondment with the Department of Health and has advised the Department and the wider NHS on capital projects, joint ventures, partnering arrangements, mergers and divestments.
DWF’s healthcare and commercial groups across the UK are showing strong expansion, and Michael’s appointment is the most recent in a line of new recruitments and promotions. The healthcare team provides a full commercial service to healthcare clients, advising on matters such as strategic change, risk analysis, mergers and acquisitions, funding, governance, regulatory compliance, estate planning and development, providing professional and pragmatic commercial advice.
Head of Markets, Steffan Groch, said: “It is fantastic that we are attracting such high-calibre new appointments, and Michael is the most recent in a line of exciting new hires. His healthcare sector experience will further strengthen our offering, and his appointment is indicative of our commitment to grow our healthcare offering, both to the private and public sectors.”
Michael added: “My experience of working closely with the NHS and Department of Health will add to the already strong offering and sector-led approach that DWF’s commercial team is renowned for. I look forward to helping to secure client-led growth within DWF’s Healthcare Sector Group, as well as assisting the team in continuing to offer exceptional service.”
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