Chambers is renowned for its expertise in all areas of public law, with extensive experience of judicial review and similar statutory challenges and appeals.
Chambers is renowned for its expertise in all areas of public law, with public law issues arising in nearly all of Chambers’ specialist practice areas. Members have extensive experience advising in relation to public law decisions, as well as challenging or defending those decisions in judicial review and similar statutory challenges and appeals.
Members of the team regularly act both for and against public authorities. Chambers’ broad client base includes government departments, local authorities, individuals, corporations, charitable bodies, and other public and private bodies including NGOs.
Chambers’ public law expertise spans a range of specialist areas, including the following:
• Commercial regulation
• Equality law
• EU Law
• Human rights and civil liberties
• Local authority powers and finance
• Planning and environment
• Police and prison law
• Public procurement
• Social welfare and community care
The public law and judicial review team prides itself on its ability to field the right barrister or team to bring or defend any public law challenge, if necessary at very short notice.
"FTB is an excellent set for planning, environment and local government, and is developing stronger expertise in broader public law work. There are very good barristers at all levels in chambers."Legal 500, 2022
"The clerks are absolutely superb and very quick to get back to you." "The clerks are very efficient."Chambers and Partners, 2022
"The clerks are good at finding availability quickly in very difficult circumstances." "The clerks are determined to make things work for their clients."Chambers and Partners, 2022