Stephenson Harwood has been named 'Legal Advisor of the Year' in the Independent category at the LaingBuisson Healthcare Awards 2016.
The awards recognise and celebrate healthcare industry excellence and innovative services in the public, private and third sectors. The firm was recognised for its combined expertise across the healthcare sector as well as for its role advising Acadia Healthcare on its £1.5 billion acquisition of the Priory Group earlier this year.
"It's a testament to the work of our global healthcare team, and their commitment to advising our clients across the sector, that we've received this prestigious accolade," said Karima Hudson, partner, Stephenson Harwood.
The global healthcare team advises a wide variety of clients across the public and private sectors including private hospitals, care home providers and retirement village operators as well as banks and investors operating in the sector.