Private Practice

Assoc - Admin & Public Law

Assoc - Admin & Public Law

  • Exciting opening for an Associate (5+ years PQE) to join our regulatory litigation group
  • The administrative and public law team is part of HSF's disputes division, which is recognised as a market leader
  • We assist clients on a broad range of public and administrative law issues, across a wide range of sectors and fields
  • Our work includes judicial reviews, statutory appeals, public inquiries, and advice in various non-contentious contexts
  • Ideally you'll have experience in administrative and public law disputes aligned to strong technical & litigation skills

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On 31 July 2020, the PRA published a Consultation Paper (CP1220) on its proposed approach to implementing the CRD V Directive ((EU) 2019878) in the

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We recently spoke with Thomas Lazur of Keating Chambers on the "prevention principle." Our discussion can be listened to here, and this article

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