The scrutiny of public sector decision-making and the pressure on public sector finances to secure economy, efficiency and long-term cost saving has never been greater.
More than ever public bodies need to be clear about the structures and nature of the relationships they maintain. It is essential to adhere to the regulatory framework and applicable procedures and policies when making decisions to ensure they are taken lawfully and are robust enough to withstand close scrutiny.
Many of our public law specialists are former senior public sector lawyers themselves which means they understand the implications of legislative change and the continued judge-led development of administrative law principles and the effect of this on decision making.
Our team is one of the largest in the country with over 35 specialist lawyers working regularly with public body clients throughout the England and Wales over a range of disciplines and which makes us large enough to deliver support and advice when you need it most.
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