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Fire services


As a high profile, front-line public service, demands placed on today’s fire and rescue authorities are diverse, unique and challenging. Fire authorities are facing a period of significant change, and our team understands your changing environment and needs. We offer pragmatic advice which enables your management team to adapt to these new legal developments with confidence.


  • Our experience - over 15 years experience acting for fire and rescue authorities on both contentious and non-contentious issues. 
  • Our clients - more than ten fire and rescue authorities.
  • Two dedicated highly experienced partners - based in Nottingham and backed by over 30 specialist lawyers in Nottingham, Birmingham and London. 
  • Complete legal solution - commercial, environmental, health and safety, information technology, property, construction, corporate governance, employment; extensive expertise in prosecuting offenders under fire safety legislation. 
  • In-depth sector understanding - legal, social and political factors and acknowledged for our ‘hand in glove’ approach. 
  • Industry members - Association of Local Authority Risk Managers (ALARM), speakers to the Fire Lawyers Network and regular attendees of the LGA Fire Conference.
Peter Ware

Peter Ware

Partner and Head of Government Sector

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