Procurement Disputes

Public procurement is an area where in recent years there has been a significant growth in litigation. In contrast to ordinary public law principles, where there is a high threshold before the court will intervene, procurement law involves a much more searching approach to review. Exacting standards are applied to the conduct of procurement processes, … Read more

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

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

Public Law podcast Ep 2: Consultation – lessons learned from 2019

In the latest episode of our Public Law Podcast, Andrew Lidbetter and Jasveer Randhawa discuss the key themes and practical takeaways from the case law on consultations in 2019. Listen to the latest episode on SoundCloud, Apple and Spotify and don’t forget to subscribe to the channel to receive updates on future episodes. You can read more about the some … Read more

Launch of the Public Law podcast series – Ep 1: Practical effective access to justice

We are delighted to announce the launch of our own Public Law podcast series on the HSF podcast channel. Our public law team helps claimants, defendants, interested parties and intervening third parties in administrative and public law issues in a variety of proceedings – including judicial reviews, tribunal proceedings, governmental inquiries or regulatory or disciplinary … Read more