Kingsley Napley LLP

Administrative & Public Law Department

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What the team is known for Significant expertise in judicial reviews and regulatory disputes involving criminal justice and financial services regulation. Additional strengths include public inquiries and public law disputes involving professional discipline. Individual lawyer experience within government legal departments is a notable attraction for clients.

Strengths A source comments: "I find them hands-on, engaged and willing to provide feedback for the work we do."

According to another source, Kingsley Napley is "one of the top public law teams."

Work highlights Acted for the family of PC Keith Palmer in the Article 2 inquests into the terrorist attack at Westminster Bridge and the Palace of Westminster, resulting in a finding that security system shortcomings contributed to PC Palmer's death.

Notable practitioners

Adam Chapman is described by sources as a "superstar in public law" and a "go-to person for defendant institutions and regulators."He has an impressively broad practice, encompassing judicial review defence, Article 2 inquests and large public inquiries.

Iain Miller is known in the market as an "absolute whizz at professional discipline," and combines this with his public law expertise to advise the SRA and other professional regulators on judicial review proceedings and investigations.