Legal Advcie for Professional Vets
Impartial Advice to Veterinary Surgeons
We offer impartial, objective legal advice to veterinary surgeons regarding the vast majority of problems experienced by the sole practitioner Vet as well as the more complex legal issues facing multi-practitioner vet practices.
Support for you, your Practice Managers and your Veterinary colleagues
We can assist you and your practice manager with a range of veterinary legal queries that you may have from time to time; some points can be dealt with by a short telephone call and anything further can be dealt with either by viewing the relevant correspondence, visiting the veterinary clinic or advising in greater detail whether in writing, by email or over the telephone.
Latest Developments in Employment Law for Veterinary Surgeons
Our legal advice can be tailored to an individual Veterinary Surgeon at one surgery or for a multi-site veterinary practice and covers most aspects of both UK and European law applicable to veterinary surgeons. Common examples are issues such as unfair dismissal, redundancy, wrongful dismissal, maternity rights and health and safety law.
Partnership Agreements for Veterinary Surgeons
We offer effective advice on preparing agreements for veterinary partners, assistants and other staff to cover their joining or leaving the veterinary practice as partners.We can either review home-made drafts or prepare a bespoke veterinary partnership agreement for you.
Assistance regarding disputes between Veterinary Partners, Staff and Others
We can focus parties on the key legal topics and if desired take cases on the practice's behalf, including all aspects of Partnership Law UK Employment Law applicable to veterinary surgeons.
Advice on financial aspects of running a Veterinary Practice
We regularly provide invaluable advice on veterinary practice funding. We offer specialist legal guidance on the best means to fund veterinary practice acquisitions, as well as how to achieve effective valuations, sale and leaseback arrangements and veterinary practice mergers.
Buying and Selling Vet Practices
We regularly act for veterinary surgeons that are retiring from, or buying veterinary practices. We can assist in ensuring that the process runs smoothly and is as tax-efficient as possible. We can assist and advise on both leasehold and freehold veterinary practices; if you are selling – should you sell the freehold or grant a lease?