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Veterinary Practices


At Hay & Kilner, we provide specialist advice to members of the veterinary profession. We advise on practice management issues, sales and purchases of veterinary practices and start-up businesses.

The team, led by corporate partner, Mark Adams brings together expertise from a broad spectrum of work areas, including:

  • Practice Structures – All issues relating to expense sharing/partnerships
  • Sales & Acquisitions – Including advising on funding arrangements
  • Property – Ownership and occupation of business premises, including on sale and leaseback models
  • Employment – Staff contracts / day-to-day HR advice / TUPE considerations on business transfers
  • Dispute Resolution – Advising on disagreements between business partners
  • Wealth Protection – Wills & Inheritance Tax planning
  • Rural – Advising rural & landowning clients
  • Health & Safety – Advice on compliance with the complex regulatory framework for Health & Safety

  • "The commercial lawyers at Hay & Kilner have provided legal advice to us for the last 12 years. They are thorough, meticulous and always provide faultless advice. I have recommended them to others and will continue to do so."

    - Veterinary practice owner and client of Hay & Kilner