We have developed a national reputation advising on matters of public law and parliamentary procedure and drafting. We advise clients on the practical application of the complex rules that govern the creation and operation of public bodies, their powers and relationships with government and other third parties.
Our market leading Parliamentary team advises on the interpretation, application, promotion and drafting of legislation. It regularly advises on groundbreaking infrastructure projects, but also provides ad-hoc advice on such issues as harbour management, environmental impact, byelaws and compatibility with other Acts including the European Convention on Human Rights.
Our expertise covers all realms of public law, including domestic administrative law, European law, including EU and human rights, local government audit law and the jurisdiction of the Ombudsman.
We advise an independent not-for-profit company dealing with railway safety on its constitutional, corporate governance and operational activities, with particular focus on:
- company law
- corporate insolvency law
- corporate finance, including mergers and acquisitions
- public infrastructure regulation (including the transposition of EU rail regulations)
- joint ventures
- formation of bodies
- corporate governance and directors' duties
- company secretarial services
- intellectual property