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Running a dental practice can require the support of legal specialists. At Rangewell, we know the experts you need.

At Rangewell we recognise your professional status, and we work harder to find you better solutions - which can include 100% finance for many of your needs.

Running any kind of business may demand the support of legal services with relevant specialised experience. We can help you find experts supporting the dental sector specifically.

Your dental practice is a business as well as a clinical service and, like any business, it will require the support of the legal profession.

Setting up, buying or selling a business will require partners and lenders agreements that are legally watertight. Negotiating with public authorities and health trusts must be supported by carefully worded agreements and knowledge of the procedures and protocols required. You need a legal expert to draw up contracts with staff, suppliers and landlords.

Inevitably, you will also need legal support to deal with any disputes as they arise. Expert understanding of the sector, and of the challenges and the relevant legal precedents that affect it, are to essential to minimise your costs.

Having access to legal advice is vital for the future of your practice.

The Rangewell Dental Services Directory

At Rangewell we support the dental services sector, and have assembled a directory of support services your dental business can rely on - and made it free for you to use. So, if you need professional support, simply call us for details of the professionals who can help with expertise and services you need - and who cover your location. They include:

Whether you are an individual dentist, a partner in a dental practice, work within a limited company or large dental corporates, you will need to call on specialist legal expertise.

Areas you may need support on include:

Sale and Purchase of Dental Practices

Both NHS and private dental practices may require support with due diligence processes, with the transfer of contracts, property and staff and with limitation of liability.

Regulatory and Contract Matters

You may seek advice in relation to the terms of NHS contracts and the overarching regulatory framework that governs them, including the GDS/PDS Regulations and the NHS Act.

You may also need assistance with CQC Regulation and Registration, or challenging CQC enforcement action. If a dental practitioner is the subject of investigation, or charged with a disciplinary offence by a regulatory and professional body, legal advice and representation where a disciplinary hearing is essential.

Employment and HR

Specialist legal advice and support may be essential for both employers and employees in the dental sector, with discrimination issues and employment tribunals, recruitment, contracts and service agreements and settlement agreements in the case of redundancy and reorganisation

A lawyer with an understanding of the sector will be able to draw up contracts which are fair and legally sound and unambiguous. Your practice will be on a firm and more businesslike footing and protected in the event of negligence and other disputes.

Sale and Purchase and Development

Specialist property advice may be essential for securing leases from third party developers, institutions, investors and landlords under terms that are acceptable to practitioners or contract holders. It may also be required for advising and securing exit strategies from leases. 

Complaint handling, commercial litigation & disputes

Running a business will inevitably mean that disputes are possible with suppliers and with customers, and can become a major drain on management time and resources unless handled quickly and efficiently. Expert legal representations can help you avoid financial liabilities and loss of professional reputation. Dealing with complaints and contractual disagreements on a legal basis can avoid escalation, and so can actually reduce time and disruption in dealing with it.

Finding the legal specialists to support your dental practice

At Rangewell, we work with dentists across the UK. We help them secure the finance they need at every stage of their practice development, from their property or business acquisition and launch, to finding funding solutions to support everyday operations and growth.

This means that we work closely with many professionals serving the sector.

Please call us on 020 3318 2613 we will be happy to introduce you to specialists in your region.

Joining the Rangewell Dental Services Directory

Are you a legal professional serving the dental services sector? Please contact us to be included in our directory listings. There is no charge for legal professionals who wish to be included in our ‘ecosystem’ listing.

Call us now on our dental support line 020 3318 2613.

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Our goal is very simple - to help businesses find the right type of finance as quickly, transparently and painlessly as possible.

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What type of commercial loans are available with practice financing?

What kinds of dental finance are there - including personal goodwill loans, practice financing, hire purchase, leasing, tax efficient borrowing solutions, credit lines and fixed rate equipment finance - from specialist lenders to give you peace of mind on loan products for any purpose.

How can Dental Finance benefit my dental practice?

How can they provide extra funds for you - without reducing funds available for your business?

Why you must find the right lender to cut costs

Is it important to use lenders that are authorised and regulated by the financial conduct authority for business loans?

The downsides of borrowing 

What finance options are available for the dental industry for pieces of equipment - can I own equipment outright or is it or is it highly recommended to head down the route of leasing your equipment?

Do Asset Finance solutions incude dental equipment leasing?

What paperwork will you need?

Can terms be as long as 25 years for financing my practice premises?

Can I apply for finance to help with practice cash flow? 

Guarantees and security

Is is better to use finance brokers when looking for practice finance?

Key Terms to check

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An additional commitment
Borrowing may be a long-term commitment, with ongoing monthly repayments which will affect your cashflow.
You may need to repay
If you sell your business, you may need to repay your borrowing.
Borrowing may be a personal liability
Lending will be secured on your practice, but you may be personally responsible for repayment with some types of loan.

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Every type of finance for every type of business from the entire market - over 300 lenders.


Specialist Finance Experts support you every step of the way.


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