Ridouts is a team of specialist health and social care lawyers, providing dedicated legal advice for care homes, GP practices, children’s homes, dental practices, domiciliary and home care agencies, supported and independent living services and both private and NHS hospitals.

At Ridouts, we know the health and social care sector and the details that can make the difference to your business. We provide legal, operational and strategic advice to providers who are faced with matters that could negatively impact their businesses.

We help our clients to find defences and positive outcomes to, often, commercially damaging situations. We work with you to manage and reduce risks presented to your business which, in turn, preserves business value.


Social Care

We can offer guidance on a wide range of issues for organisations providers that work in the social care sector, such as care homes, home care services, children’s homes, and independent hospitals.​

GP Practices

We offer a specific set of services tailored to the regulatory legal needs of General Practitioners.


From commentary on the latest news in the healthcare sector, to suggestions on how a business should handle a legal situation, you’ll find it in the Ridout Report.

Latest News

The latest news and views from the Ridouts Team

Paul Ridout

Managing Director and Solicitor

Caroline Barker

COO and Solicitor

Jenny Wilde

Director and Solicitor

Laura Paton

Senior Associate

Our free weekly E-Surgery is back!

Join us each Tuesday at 10am, when our lawyers will be on hand to answer any questions you have regarding regulatory or operational matters affecting your health or social care service.

Together we can help navigate you through the legal labyrinth.

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