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A leading set specialising in commercial, construction, insurance and property law

Public Sector

We provide market leading work in the areas of education, property including social housing, Court of Protection, construction, and other areas of local government service provision.  Increasingly members also practice in community care, age assessment, governance and regulatory aspects of local government law, taking instructions on all aspects of local authority decision making.

We appear across the full range of courts and tribunals and understand the nature of local government provision and the particular issues affecting local authorities and their clients.

Local Government Legal Services Framework Agreements

We are committed to developing working partnerships with other organisations in order to deliver quality and value for money to its clients. One area in which this is exemplified is through our membership of numerous nationwide local government legal service frameworks.

The Frameworks provide several extra benefits to local government organisations, such as fixed fees for hearings, discounted hourly rates, and training benefits.  We have been awarded a place on numerous local government framework panels.

To find out more about our relationships with local governments, go to our panel memberships page. 

Our areas of work include:

  • Adult Social Services
  • Community Care including Age Assessment
  • Construction
  • Court of Protection including Best Interests, Safeguarding, Deprivation of Liberty
  • Data Protection and Freedom of Information
  • Education including Special Education Needs, Academies, Admissions, Exclusions and Transport
  • Employment
  • Environmental and Health and Safety Prosecutions
  • Healthcare/Care Homes Fees
  • Judicial Review
  • Land Use and Property including Commercial Property
  • Local Authority Governance, Powers and Finance
  • Procurement
  • Service Charges and issues before the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal
  • Social Housing, all aspects, including Anti-Social Behaviour, Possession, Rent Arrears, Disrepair and Homelessness.

Contact us

If you need any assistance in any of these areas, please contact our Practice Management Team for the Public Law Division on +44 (0)20 7242 2523 or e-mail enquiries@hardwicke.co.uk.