Geldards has had a dedicated public and administrative law practice . The firm is well-know for its work for public sector clients generally and much of the firm’s work in this area is in support of the extensive public-sector team in England and Wales.
In this area we are characterised by the unique blend of heavyweight work within both jurisdictional entitles within England and Wales coupled with breadth of our offering in terms of the number and type of bodies for whom we act.
Geldards wide cross-section of clients that includes local authorities, central government, NDPB’s and regulatory bodies. Geldards has a reputation and a track record of delivering complex, long-term, sensitive and challenging projects frequently involving collaboration between public bodies and between public and private organisations and which involve public and administrative law considerations.
In England Geldards’ is a panel member of two of the largest local government legal services panels – EMLawshare (to which the firm was reappointed in 2018) and the North-West Local Authorities Legal Services Consortium.
In Wales, Geldards remains the pre-eminent firm in administrative and public law and is seen as the “go-to” firm by public sector bodies for high value and politically sensitive matters and known for its understanding of the Welsh devolved institutions. The firm is a long-standing adviser to the Welsh Public Sector acting for the Welsh Government and its subsidiaries and sponsored bodies.
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