Corporate Partners

Our corporate partners are organisations that have been carefully selected based on their ability to help our members grow and develop. We have a partners providing legal, intellectual property, recruitment, finance, insurance and accountancy services to life science and medical technology organisations across the North of England.
Our partners are here to help members. You can read about each of them below and get in touch via your CRM.

Medilink North of England retains the services of market leading law firm Hill Dickinson to help members navigate a legal and regulatory landscape that is continuously evolving in response to innovation, challenges and opportunities.


Hill Dickinson helps clients take innovative treatments and technologies to the market, working with companies at every stage of their commercial journey.


They support clients from an idea in a lab, to helping incorporate the company, raising capital, ensuring regulatory compliance (including MHRA and CQC), signing strategic partnerships and, ultimately, commercialising life-changing treatments and technologies.


With more than 180 expert lawyers in their specialist health and life sciences team, Hill Dickinson has in-depth expertise in healthtech, biotech, pharma, medical cannabis, fertility, cell and gene therapies, and genomics.


Hill Dickinson acts for clients in all these sectors, providing support to Medilink, its members and its network of partners.


Hill Dickinson’s interdisciplinary team combines corporate and commercial experience with key sector knowledge, providing clients with first class and cost-effective guidance on a broad range of legal matters.


We also help clients navigate a legal and regulatory landscape that is continuously evolving in response to innovation as well as societal and ethical challenges.


The firm has a strong reputation in this sector, nurturing excellent client relationships with both entrepreneurial and established organisations operating at the forefront of science and innovation globally.


Hill Dickinson lawyers have a real understanding not only of the legal and commercial issues Medilink members face, but also of the strategic arena and regulatory environment, policies and principles that underlie and influence the healthcare sector in which your business operates.


To contact Hill Dickinson and find out more about how they can help your business, visit their website at

HGF is a world-class intellectual property firm specialising in patent and trade mark acquisition as well as appeals and oppositions to protect creative work. The company works with the world’s biggest corporations, the most prestigious educational institutions and even Nobel prize-winning innovators.


HGF has in-depth knowledge of the Healthcare sector, providing professional expertise and commercially focused advice to business leaders and decision makers in healthcare fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical technologies.

Want to know more about HGF? Get in contact through Twitter or LinkedIn.

FRP is a leading national business advisory firm.


We provide solutions to create, preserve and recover value across a range of complex situations. With over 470 team members, including 70 partners working across 21 UK locations, we can provide you with the advice needed to guide you throughout the corporate lifecycle.


Specialising in corporate finance, debt advisory, restructuring, forensics and pensions, we deliver strategic solutions across a broad range of situations. Our five pillar services complement each other. We draw on experts within each of our service areas to put the best people in place for each circumstance.


Working across the board, from multinational organisations to small enterprises, we develop effective strategies for all kinds of businesses. Our teams understand the intricacies of each situation and have the insight and expertise to find the right solution.


To hear more, please visit our website.

Saffery Champness is a firm of chartered accountants and chartered tax advisors, providing accountancy, tax and business advice to a wide range of clients. We have more than 80 partners and over 700 staff spread across nine offices in the UK and further international presence in Dubai, Dublin, Guernsey, Geneva and Zurich. All of our offices share the same professional approach and commitment to a genuinely partner-led service, supported by the knowledge of experts drawn from throughout the firm.

We are a firm with a deliberate focus, specialising in specific sectors and areas of business, where we have real in-depth expertise and experience. We have been advising our clients for over 160 years. Through our distinctive partnership culture, we work closely with our clients, and their other professional advisors, to deliver the very best for businesses and the owners of those businesses.

The services we provide are wide ranging and are tailored to the specific requirements of our clients. Those services include:

  • A fully outsourced finance solution
  • Accounts and tax compliance
  • Audit and assurance
  • Tax and business advice, including that relating to research and development tax claims, company share ownership schemes and restructuring transactions, for example.

Additionally, we are a member of Nexia International, a leading global network of independent accounting and consulting firms. Operating in over 128 countries, we can provide our clients with access to over 265 member firms across the globe, providing expert advice in all key commercial and private matters.

To find out how we could help you and your business, please contact Martyn Dobinson, Partner:

T: +44 (0)161 200 8392


Indigo Healthcare Recruitment is a specialist division of a long-established, multi-award winning recruitment and talent management business. We offer a comprehensive range of recruitment services to businesses ranging from start up/micros, SMEs and large/blue chips.

Service portfolio includes:

  • Specialist by sector recruitment
  • Retained talent acquisition
  • In-house strategic partnering
  • Onsite managed services
  • OD, workforce planning and D&I strategy
  • ILM accredited leadership development

We look forward to developing our strategic relationship with Medilink and offering world class services and guidance to our fellow Medilink partners.

MFL Science & Technology is a true specialist risk and insurance advisor to the life science sector.


MFL has been providing pragmatic and cost effective specialist insurance solutions to biotech, medical device and pharmaceutical businesses for in excess of 20 years.


An independent business operating from offices in Manchester, Leeds and Menston our dedicated team has significant experience in helping businesses map out their insurance needs from their very inception through their full lifecycle including flotation and international trading.


MFL provides the following insurance solutions.

  • Property Damage and Business Interruption
  • Employer’s Liability
  • Public & Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Directors’ & Officers’ Liability
  • Clinical Trial Insurance
  • Cyber Insurance
  • Intellectual Property Insurance
  • Business Travel Insurance


MFL has a strong reputation with our clients in this sector, a range of specialist insurers and other professional advisers.


MFL also helps protect entrepreneurs and their innovations by providing inventive solutions to complex problems.


For further information please contact:


Mark Philmore – Director

DDI 0113 3231042


Trudy Kelly – Senior Broker

DDI 0161 2334494


MFL Science & Technology is a trading name of MFL Insurance Group Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered Address Barlow House, Minshull Street, Manchester, M1 3DZ. Registered in England and Wales No. 02817700. 


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