Local Government

Chambers has a long history of acting for and against most of the South’s local authorities and other public bodies in civil law.

 

Practice Overview

Our members undertake advisory, advocacy and drafting work within housing and homelessness, anti-social behaviour injunctions, community care and community services, planning and environmental law, enforcement notices, health and safety, governance, data protection and freedom of information, employment, the public sector equality duty and judicial review.

Chambers’ practitioners are acutely aware of the political and economic pressures to which Local Authorities and other public bodies are subject to and aim to tailor their practical advice to suit those needs.

One member of chambers having spent many years as a senior officer in a local authority. A number of members have worked in-house at District and County Councils and are therefore well placed to understand and meet the demands of such Authorities.