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The business of buying and selling veterinary practices
  1. Nick Openshaw

    Nick Openshaw is a specialist business and commercial lawyer with a long-standing interest in the veterinary field. He is based in Barnstaple, North Devon.


BEFORE undertaking the purchase or sale of a practice, it is important that both parties behave in a committed and businesslike manner. What is the best way of achieving a mutually acceptable deal to ensure a smooth transfer of ownership? This article considers some of the issues to be addressed.

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