About Laura

Laura looks after Neil Mason Associates' marketing and PR, including the company's online and social media presence. When she's not working, she's likely to be found running after her two small girls or out on Warwickshire's country lanes on her bike.

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If you want peace, prepare for war…

A warm welcome to Michael Watson, head of the Property Litigation team at Shulmans LLP solicitors in Leeds, who joins us on the blog to present an alternative viewpoint to last month’s guest post from Oliver Richbell of the Dispute Resolution Partnership.  Michael is a solicitor who has specialised in property related litigation and risk management […]

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Getting the benefit of hindsight…beforehand!

I’m really pleased to welcome Oliver Richbell to the blog. Oliver is a Partner in The Dispute Resolution Partnership who uses his litigation experience and the mediation process to empower clients to work towards settlement and where possible avoid disputes escalating into legal battles. ‘If only’ is a phrase that we at The Dispute Resolution Partnership […]

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Bailment – can you bail out?

We are delighted to welcome Jane Bloomer to the blog. Jane is Director of Property Litigation at Howes Percival in Northampton where she advises clients in relation to all aspects of real estate litigation matters. She has particular expertise in landlord and tenant issues and possession claims and has a wide range of clients both commercial and […]

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Primary Care Premises Funding

I’m pleased to be able to introduce Stewart Gregory of Browne Jacobson. Stewart is head of the property health team with over 12 years of experience in NHS property work. He is recognised as a leading individual in health property law for his work on major property based projects, including NHS LIFT and property development schemes in […]

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A (colourful) challenge…

  It’s not every day we get to pore over paint charts in the office, indulging our artistic side, but that’s exactly what we did for one of our latest projects. We’ve recently managed a programme of roof repairs and façade decoration for a Grade II listed building owned by a client in the centre […]

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Newsletter: Spring 2014

Our latest newsletter is now available for download from our website. This issue covers: Neil’s thoughts on pharmacy rental income Matt Collerson of APC on Section 106 Healthcare Agreements Phil on space planning for new developments An update from Rob Lynch, practice manager at Uppingham Surgery, on the practice’s new premises. Download the newsletter now […]

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Thinking about a third party development scheme?

I’m very pleased to welcome Mick Suggett, Associate at health lawyers Browne Jacobson to the blog.  Mick works in the Health Property team, specialising in advising health clients on property and estates matters including acquisitions and disposals, leases, licences, property development and strategic estates advice. In 2012-2013, Mick was seconded full time to a PCT […]

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Section 106 and healthcare: balancing long term benefit against short term pain

This month, we’re pleased to welcome Matt Collerson of APC Architects and Planners. Matt is a Chartered Town Planner who has a great deal of experience in planning new residential developments and solving complex planning issues. In this post, Matt discusses how GP practices can use a Section 106 agreement to improve services for an expanding local population and […]

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Newsletter: Autumn 2013 now available

Featuring an interview with Rob Lynch, practice manager at Uppingham Surgery, regarding the practice’s forthcoming move to new premises, the latest copy of our newsletter is now available to download from our website. We also take a look at how practices can ensure they are receiving the correct rent for in-surgery pharmacies and give our […]

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GP Pensions – how will the tax changes affect you? Part 2.

Following on from Steve Cosford’s initial article, here is the second part of his post on the changes to the NHS GP pension scheme and how they might affect you. Steve has worked at Grant Thornton for 25 years and leads a healthcare team specialising in general medical practitioner clients. ? Part 2: Life Time Allowance Last week […]

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