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Spanning a wide range of areas from trade and industry to equality and human rights - government bodies play diverse and specialised roles. We provide expert strategic and regulatory advice to help you achieve your objective of consistently delivering high quality and fit for purpose public services. We have considerable experience of helping government bodies through their formation, structural and statutory reforms and to maintain their good reputation.

what we do...

  • Our experience - recognised nationally as ‘a true heavyweight’ in the public sector by legal directories.
  • Diverse client base - membership of the Crown Commercial Service Panels, National Procurement Service for Wales Panel, Welsh Government Panel, Homes and Communities Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Natural Resources Body for Wales, Department for Business Innovation and Skills and the Security Industry Authority.
  • Over 100 dedicated specialists - based in Nottingham, Birmingham, London, Manchester and Exeter.
  • Added value of knowledge transfer - from our wider public sector practice including NHS bodies, registered providers and local authorities.
  • In-depth knowledge of public sector issues - extensive public sector seminar programme and we assist our clients to propose and implement statutory and policy reforms.
  • Thought leadership on key issues - such as devolution, shared services and the mutual programme.

focus on...

Legal updates

Innovation procurement - a source of inspiration?

For the most part, the public procurement regime is viewed as a set of rules aimed at securing the European Union goals of freedom of movement and services, whilst offering a means of achieving value for money in purchasing decisions.

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Legal updates

Public matters - June 2018

This edition includes updates on procurement, planning, care home providers, litigants in person and how legal decisions influence social work practice.

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Legal updates

Public matters - May 2018

This edition includes updates on New Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards, the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC, eDisclosure, and state aid after Brexit.

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Legal updates

What does the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill tell us about what will happen for state aid after Brexit?

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill currently making its way through the Houses of Parliament is intended to ensure that the UK statutory framework continues to function once we have left the European Union.

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Richard Barlow

Richard Barlow

Partner and Head of Public Sector

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