Public Law Solicitors
Public law is the law that governs the relationship between individuals and private companies and the Government. At Solicitors Guru, a quick search through our website will bring up the right public lawyer for you. (more...)
Elements of public law
Public law covers many areas including:
- the judicial review of public body decisions
- constitutional and administrative law
- state accountability and liability
- equality and human rights
- public procurement
- data protection
We have carefully selected the best public law solicitors in the country. Former clients have an opportunity to rate particular law firms and leave written reviews. By searching or browsing through our website, you are guaranteed to find the right lawyer for you.
Judicial review - a cornerstone of public law
Judicial review is the primary judicial procedure by which individuals and firms can seek a remedy against abuses of power by public authorities. It is a public law remedy, aimed only at controlling the use of powers of a public nature.
Most judicial review claims are brought against those clearly involved in the exercise of public power, such as ministers, government departments and agencies, devolved administrations and legislatures, local authorities, health and education authorities, police and prison services.
Judicial review is an expensive, often difficult procedure. It is therefore imperative that you seek the advice of a solicitor who is experienced and knowledgeable in public law if your wish to bring such a claim.
The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998) requires public authorities not to act in ways which are incompatible with the rights guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Where this duty is breached, HRA 1998 provides that any victim of that breach may bring proceedings against the public authority responsible.
Public law is complex, and many decisions made in this area affect the wider British population. To find a public law solicitor who has the experience and expertise to manage your case successfully, please start searching or browsing through our website today.