Private Practice

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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The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement ("TCA") establishes objectives for the energy market by providing for the facilitation of trade and

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The Court of Appeal has confirmed that a Damages-Based Agreement, or DBA, can include a clause which entitles the legal representative to payment on

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The post below was first published on our Competition blog On 1 January 2021, with the end of the Brexit transition period, the UK entered the real

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Pension Schemes Bill will not have retrospective effect and new DB funding Code delayed

The Pension Schemes Bill is due to enter the final “Ping-pong” phase of its passage through Parliament on 19 January 2021. Provided this process is

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“Stability and consistency”: PRA sets out proposals for post-brexit approach to international banks

The PRA has published a consultation paper (CP221) setting out proposals for its updated approach to supervising the UK activities of banks and PRA

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Supreme Court hands down judgment in FCA’s Covid-19 Business Interruption Test Case

The Supreme Court has today handed down judgment in the Covid-19 Business Interruption insurance test case of The Financial Conduct Authority v Arch

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HM Treasury consults on UK regulatory approach to cryptoassets and stablecoins

On 7 January 2021, HM Treasury (“HMT”) published a consultation and call for evidence on the UK’s regulatory approach to cryptoassets and stablecoins

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The ICO’s recent decision to take enforcement action against a number of organisations (both in the form of investigations and regulatory fines) for

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