David Gibson focuses his practice on commercial health care, with a background in providing commercial, corporate and financial advice to health care clients. His areas of specialty include procurement, outsourcing and “insourcing” of clinical and non-clinical health care services, private patient services, health care regulatory, advice on medical device regulations as well as leading specialist projects, such as the NHS Proton Beam project. David’s skill extends to international health care; he has spoken and lectured widely on international health projects and PPP models to Latin American and Chinese delegations and as part of initiatives with the Department of International Trade.
David has additional strength within a range of transactional disciplines, including experience in complex procurements, capital build projects, PFI variations and refinancings, acquisitions, mergers and partnering arrangements in health care and life sciences, including health care digital technology.
Acting for University College London Hospitals NHS Foundations Trust and the Christie NHS Foundation Trust on the £300m+ pathfinder project to bring Proton Beam Therapy equipment to the UK*
Advising an NHS Trust on the procurement under competitive dialogue for its £65m+ new private patient facilities, and developing the related project, support services, leasing and finance agreements*
Drafting and negotiating construction, maintenance and IT services contracts on behalf of and NHS Trust for the development and operation of a radiotherapy center to house two linear accelerators and an MRI suite*
Acting for commissioners and Community Health Partnerships Limited on NHS LIFT projects at a number of locations across Greater London*
Advising on the business transfers of South West London and South East London Shared Services Partnerships to Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust*
Advising commissioners, universities and other education providers on the development of health education contracts, including drafting bespoke contracts for the education and training of medical professionals on behalf of NHS bodies and developing contracts for higher education institutes (led by King’s College London)*
Acting for an NHS Foundation Trust on the unwinding of its PFI bond structure*