Hill Dickinson has a reputation for excellence in public and administrative law. Our acknowledged expertise and MOD-standard security facilities attract high-profile, complex matters. Members of our team have acted on a wide range of notable cases including:
- the Shipman inquiry;
- the Baha Mousa public inquiry;
- the Al-Sweady public inquiry;
- the Alder Hey Children's Hospital organ retention inquiry;
- the Mid-Staffordshire Hospital inquiry; and
- the inquiry into the Hillsborough football stadium.
Our experience also extends to PLC board-level investigations involving inquiries into internal events.
From our rich heritage in public and administrative law - which dates back to 1912 when we acted for the White Star Line following the sinking of the Titanic - we have gained invaluable experience in understanding our clients’ needs for swift reactions and pragmatic advice.
Hill Dickinson’s specialist team of public law and inquiry lawyers boast one of the largest litigation practices outside of London, offering a comprehensive range of services in:
- public and private inquiries and investigations;
- judicial review;
- human rights;
- EU law;
- freedom of information; and
- advice on decision-making, powers and duties.