COMMERCIAL: The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust has awarded a contract for legal advice to law firm Weightmans LLP, following a tendering process.

Under a framework agreement, the firm will provide legal advice to the trust in the areas of NHS governance and public law; healthcare law; primary care services; mental health law; employment; contract and commercial law; property; corporate finance and PFI/PPP projects including schemes.

Tony Yeaman, Weightmans’ national head of healthcare based at the law firm’s Birmingham office, said: “We are delighted to have been appointed by The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust to provide legal assistance and support on such a comprehensive brief.”