Ridout rides out alone


Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Health and social care lawyer Paul Ridout has set up his own practice – Ridout Law – after spending10 years with DLA Piper. Formerly a partner at Nabarro Nathanson, Mr Ridout joined Dibb Lupton Alsop (as DLA Piper then was) in 1997 and grew the healthcare practice to become one of the best known in the UK. Graduating from Exeter University in 1969, Mr Ridout qualified as a solicitor in 1972 and from the beginning of his legal career was heavily engaged in issues relating to the health and social care sector, both on individual cases and on major national issues. For about 15 years he was the lead solicitor for the Registered Nursing Homes Association (RNHA) and is now closely associated with the English Community Care Association (ECCA). Over the last 34 years, Mr Ridout has represented most major care home corporate operators at one time or another as well as hundreds of smaller operations. In the 1990s Mr Ridout worked for many healthcare regulators but, since the advent of the Care Standards Act, now h





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