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Pharmacies operate under heavy regulation relating to the people involved, the services they offer and the premises from which they operate. 

With so many legal considerations, obtaining legal advice from a lawyer with specialist knowledge of pharmacy law is vital for any viable pharmacy business. 

Click here to contact us about your matter.

How can our legal advice help your pharmacy? 

We can provide the expertise you need across all relevant areas. We have advised on over a hundred pharmacy deals, so we understand what running a pharmacy involves. 

Areas of expertise: 

  • Agreements for partnerships and other business relationships 
  • Contracts for manufacturers and distributors 
  • Leasehold and freehold agreements on premises 
  • Sale and purchase of pharmacy businesses 

In addition, we have experience in dealing with disputes and resolving matters through mediation, arbitration and court processes. Also, our Wills, Trusts and Tax team are experts in dealing with private wealth, including wills and inheritance tax planning. 

Speak to our specialists in pharmacy law

Our Pharmacy team is headed by Corporate Partner Hugh Strickland, who is recognised for his work in this sector and is recommended in the leading legal directories, The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. 

Recent work includes the completion of a number of pharmacy acquisitions and sales, dealing with banks regarding funding for pharmacy businesses, acting on the transfer of NHS pharmacy contracts and advising on ‘Specials' licensing from the MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency).

If you require legal advice or support for your business or organisation, please get in touch with our highly experienced team. Complete the form below and one of our solicitors will be in contact with you.

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Hugh Strickland

Hugh Strickland

Corporate Finance Partner & Head of Shrewsbury Office


Hugh is a Corporate Finance Partner and the Head of the firm's Shrewsbury office. He leads much of the firm’s banking and finance work and acts for a number of Banks and financial institutions/investors.