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public 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 public 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 public 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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Brexit

A no-deal Brexit scenario: what is the effect on trading electricity?

This update provides the key points put forward by the government for those in the electricity sector when preparing for a no-deal Brexit; providing helpful guidance for those within the sector to prepare for a no-deal scenario and the potential issues that may arise.

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Brexit

A no-deal Brexit scenario: what is the effect on trading gas?

Our update aims to provide those in the gas market with the current position of the gas sector, a summary of the technical notes and highlights as to what those in the sector can do to prepare for a no-deal Brexit.

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Legal updates

Public matters - October 2018

In this month's public matters the team look at public procurement post-Brexit, Social Impact Bond schemes, the Morrisons data breach and the return of fracking.

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Vicarious liability for contractors - hear from James Arrowsmith

Watch this update on vicarious liability which covers the most recent case law including various claimants and Barclays bank.

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training and events

23Nov

Alarm Risk Register 2025 Clayton Hotel, Albert Street, Birmingham, B5 5JE

Browne Jacobson in partnership with Alarm and Gallagher are holding a one day seminar on future risks for organisations, and we are pleased to announce that we have secured Tom Cheesewright, Applied Futurist, as our main speaker.

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28Nov

Claims club London office

Our final London claims club will be a review of the year just gone and a look ahead to the challenges to come.

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Richard Barlow

Richard Barlow

Partner and Head of Public Sector

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