When is a private body treated like a public body in the courts? KPMG not subject to a public law challenge for its role in a Barclays compensation scheme >

The Court of Appeal has recently upheld a High Court decision that KPMG should not be subject to public law challenge in relation to its role in a Barclays compensation scheme. The judgment provides important guidance on when private organisations may be susceptible to public law challenge.

Posted on 08 Oct 2018 in Legal Updates Read More >

P&R lawyers write for Law Society Gazette >

Melanie Carter, Partner and Head of Public & Regulatory, and Claire Whittle, Senior Associate, have written for the Law Society Gazette on a recent ruling by the Supreme Court focusing on the concepts of equal treatment and unfairness in judicial reviews.

 

Posted on 02 Jul 2018 in BWB In The Media Read More >

Grenfell Inquiry: Terms of Reference announced >

The Terms of Reference into the Grenfell Inquiry were published yesterday to a mixed reaction. It is broader than expected in some senses in that it will look at the emergency and the Government/Council’s response to the disaster, but to the disappointment of others it will not look at the policy and politics surrounding social housing and the level of investment in recent years.

Posted on 16 Aug 2017 in Legal Updates Read More >