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government sector


Public bodies are expected to deliver their functions with increasing emphasis on improvement and efficiency savings. Our experienced lawyers understand these pressures and align themselves to our government sector clients to deliver best value legal services. With a long track record of successful delivery to public bodies which accounts for a substantial part of our firm’s turnover, we are determined and committed to supporting and working with our government sector clients.

what we do...

  • Our clients – over 200 local authorities, 50 NHS bodies, over ten central government departments and bodies.
  • Strategic panel members - including Crown Commercial Service and the National Procurement Service for Wales enabling any UK public body to access our services our experience – whether it is delivering a major regeneration project or facilitating lawful decision taking, we have teams of lawyers working across the expert fields public bodies require.

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training and events

6Feb

Planning club Nottingham office

Our regular planning club will be covering planning enforcement POCA and enforcement notices, town and village greens after the Lancashire case, and a planning case law update.

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11Feb

Child Abuse Claims – Design your own Redress Schemes and Codes of Conduct seminar Birmingham office

We are delighted to invite you to attend our next social care forum in Birmingham.

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Legal updates

Social care - January 2020

Welcome to our social care newsletter for January 2020, focusing on fostering, child abuse claims and the impact of these cases.

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Legal updates

Potential liability for child sexual and criminal exploitation

The Children Act 1989 imposes a statutory duty on Local Authorities for Looked After and certain other young people as they prepare for adulthood.

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Legal updates

Understanding the risk - looked after children trends and the impact on claims

Last month the government published the latest annual update on the numbers of looked after children.

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Legal updates

What we have learned about costs claims in child abuse cases

The Courts are slowly accepting that these cases are very much now in the mainstream of litigation, they still do have their quirks which many judges consider separate them from the pool of general personal injury litigation.

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Richard Barlow

Richard Barlow

Partner and Head of Government Sector

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