Merrow has experience of a number of matters involving local government law. This includes:
- Advising on the lawfulness of changes to local election scheduling.
- Assisting in a judicial review against a local authority’s exercise of its powers under sections 1 and 4 of the Localism Act 2011.
- Assisting in preparing grounds of challenge against the decision of a local planning authority to exclude the public and press from a planning committee meeting and/or to refuse disclosure of a report to be discussed at that meeting.