International legal practice Osborne Clarke has advised Acorn consortium, which comprises Sacyr Infrastructure UK Ltd, Abrdn and Kajima Partnerships Ltd, on its successful bid to design, build, finance and maintain the new Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff.

Following a nine month competitive procurement process, Velindre University NHS Trust announced the Acorn consortium will work with patients, staff and the local community on the development of the new centre, which provides specialist cancer services.

Osborne Clarke's team was led by Partner Chris Wade who commented: 

"It's been a privilege to be a part of this project team and helping to support and improve the health infrastructure in South Wales."

Osborne Clarke's team was led by Partners Chris Wade, Andy Normington, Sarah Knight who were supported by Leanne Hooper, Amy Dimond, Brogan Cheshire and Adam Budd.

Osborne Clarke is a recognised industry leader in the life sciences, healthcare and infrastructure sectors. The team has a wide breadth of experience on a range of infrastructure projects including education, waste, energy, transport, defence, ICT, healthcare, blue light, housing and regeneration projects. They work closely with clients across the range of project roles – public sector, lead consortia, supply chain and senior lenders, advising throughout the lifecycle of transactions, before and after financial close, and both in the primary and secondary markets.

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