Eversheds Sutherland

Administrative & Public Law Department

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What the team is known for Strong track record of acting in public inquiries on behalf of core participants, as well as serving as solicitors to an inquiry. Contentious capabilities also include internal investigations, professional disciplinary proceedings and judicial reviews. Also adept at advising public sector clients on governance, service delivery models, pension funds and significant infrastructure projects. International presence allows for additional strength in advising sovereign states on public international law issues.

Strengths A source reports: "I have been particularly impressed by their investigatory and inquiry skills, but also their fantastic ability to understand the workings of local government."

An interviewee notes: "They're brilliant; they're hugely knowledgeable, hard-working and intelligent."

Another adds: "They're very good, very easy to speak to and very approachable."

Work highlights Acted on behalf of The Haemophilia Society, a core participant in the Infected Blood Inquiry.

Notable practitioners

Peter Jones
is acclaimed for his expertise in high-profile inquests and public inquiries. A commentator observes: "He's passionate about what he does, hugely knowledgeable and realistic; he is everything you want in a solicitor dealing with really high-profile and significant cases."