We have extensive experience of defending and challenging public law decisions in a wide range of fields including planning, housing, highways, community care, immigration, human rights and licensing.
We appear in all courts and tribunals.
We are regularly involved in judicial review proceedings, and similar statutory challenges and appeals.
We act for regulatory bodies in disciplinary hearings and related statutory appeals.
We are adept at dealing with public law claims at short notice.
We act for many public and private bodies and individuals, as well as over 300 public authorities.
A number of us are experienced as Adjudicators, Inspectors, Investigators, Boundary Commissioners and also as officers and elected members of local bodies.
We have extensive experience in advising on local authority powers, and the full range of constitutional, procedural and conduct issues facing authorities.
We have particular expertise in the local authority power to promote well-being.
Our specialist expertise includes Freedom of Information, Data Protection and the Environmental Information Regulations. We also act for a number of Local Education Authorities, and in relation to children’s services generally, and educational institutions.