Our local government practice advises local and regional government bodies on all issues that may affect them, ranging from Freedom of Information to Procurement, Projects and PFI. Many of our Solicitors have previously worked in-house in local government, meaning we fully understand what is important to you, and the issues that are faced by elected organisations.
John is a Partner and Head of the Planning Team, specialising in compulsory purchase, planning, environmental law and regeneration. Before joining Ashfords he worked both in house with two local authorities and for a City law firm. He has been a partner with Ashfords since 1997.Read more
Taking Account of the Cost?
Gareth Pinwell reviews a recent judicial review involving a financially constrained Council in Lincolnshire.Read more
Our Projects Team has extensive experience of successfully delivering complex projects in the UK and abroad.Read more
Elected Members - Freedom of Speech?
Gareth Pinwell, partner in Ashfords Planning Team, reviews a recent case which offers guidance to Monitoring Officers when elected members publish their comments or views in a public forum.Read more