Regulatory disputes in the consumer sector

Businesses who deal with consumers will generally wish to have a good relationship with Government, regulators and other public authorities. However, there are times when a company’s interests are such that they come into conflict. At those times companies may wish to consider how that conflict might be resolved if it were to reach court … Read more

Statutory guidance must remain within the purpose of the primary legislation

In R (on the application of Palestine Solidarity Campaign Ltd) v Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government [2020] UKSC 16, the Supreme Court demonstrates that statutory guidance will be considered unlawful if it does not remain within the scope of what Parliament intended when it was conferring the power to issue that … Read more

Public Procurement Podcast Series

We are pleased to share with you this podcast series where our procurement law experts discuss hot topics and live issues in the field of public procurement. Read more

COVID-19: Pressure Points: The UK’s legislative response to the crisis

In this special episode of our Public Law Podcast, Andrew Lidbetter and Nusrat Zar discuss the UK’s legislative response to the COVID-19 crisis. Herbert Smith Freehills Podcasts · Public Law Podcast EP3: COVID-19: Pressure Points: The UK’s legislative response to the crisis   Listen to the latest episode on SoundCloud, Apple and Spotify and don’t forget … Read more