Sources praise her "strong work ethic and knowledge" as well as her "excellent interpersonal skills."Chambers and Partners 2019
"Knowledgeable and informed"Legal 500 2019
"Edwina Farrell of Weightmans advises on mergers, the revision of partnership agreements and real estate issues. Sources comment that she "gives pragmatic guidance and is responsive to client demands""Chambers and Partners 2017
Edwina has worked in both the private and public sectors as a real estate and partnership solicitor. She is widely recognised as a specialist NHS GP adviser acting in property and partnership business matters.
She is known for negotiating 'GP friendly' property transactions and also for her holistic approach to GP partnership business which includes partnership formation and merger, partner retirements and purchase of assets and advises on some partnership disputes. She has been involved with GP practice networks and 'federations' for moving certain health services into primary care.
She has also represented Trusts on a variety of complex property matters and on Transferring Community Services projects.
In addition, she has worked on joint venture projects for emergency services clients.
Listen to Edwina being interviewed on The General Practice Podcast
As an expert GP lawyer, Edwina is regularly asked for her opinion on issues affecting General Practitioners and GP business law. Here, she discusses the evolving nature of GP leases.