Government departments, local authorities throughout England and Wales and other public sector bodies regularly choose to instruct Old Square Chambers. We offer an understanding, through experience, of the increasing demands placed on public sector bodies and the need for legal advisers who tailor their expertise to fit the environment.
Instructions come from the Ministries of Defence and Justice, Prison Service, Parole Board, UKBA, CICA, and DWP, BIS, Health, Education and DEFRA.
Legal work covered includes medical law, mental health, coroners, prisons, police, defence and immigration. Our work frequently encompasses human rights, often in the context of equality law and mixed human rights/common law damages claims.
Public sector law can encompass a broad spectrum of the law, and it's vital to instruct the right barristers.
Members have been appointed to the Attorney-Generals’ various panels of Counsel including regional and A-panels and have appeared in some of the most significant and high-profile litigation brought against the Government. We have the knowledge and experience to inspire trust in our clients.
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