Acting outside those powers is unlawful and can be challenged, for example by means of judicial review.
Today, legislation governs further potential areas where specialist advice is often required, including:
We provide clear advice on the way public bodies can operate lawfully within their statutory regime; and how individuals can protect their rights against the unlawful exercise of powers.
‘Particularly well versed in public law disputes involving planning and environmental law. Acting in high-profile public inquiries is another notable area of expertise.’
‘As a team, they are very cohesive’ and ‘very highly competent’.
Clients say the firm is ‘very supportive’ and ‘willing to pull out all of the stops.’
Chambers & Partners UK 2018
‘Very timely responses, efficient, thorough and courteous. Also, the clarity of responses is impressive.’ Chambers & Partners UK 2017