The Public and Administrative Law team at Landmark covers the full range of work in this area with a raft of high profile cases to their names. Chambers & Partners 2017 states that Chambers has "very good strength and depth". The latest Legal 500 states that Landmark has "a growing pool of highly-talented public law barrister", and that Chambers "stands out for its more hands-on and approachable style", whilst the 2015 edition stated that chambers has "a substantial team of excellent barristers" who are "leaders in their fields". Landmark is also listed as a leading set for immigration and civil liberties & human rights by both directories, and for local government and community care by Chambers & Partners.
Our 49 specialists, led by 16 QCs, appear frequently in applications for judicial review and subsequent appeals, in the UK and beyond, and have experience of all types of tribunals.
We regularly appear for individuals, commercial bodies, central and local government and a wide variety of civil society bodies and NGOs. Landmark are the leading set in the overlap between public, planning and environmental law, chambers has strong expertise in all areas of public law.
We are recognised for our work across the full range of public law cases. Examples of high profile cases we have been involved in include the Sharon Shoesmith appeal, Ken Livingstone’s challenge to the Standards Board, the Pinochet litigation, the immigration cap judicial review and the Leveson Inquiry and the protestors at Parliament Square and St Paul’s.
20 of our barristers are currently appointed to the Attorney General’s A, B and C panels to advise central government. Two of our barristers are members of the Welsh Government’s Panel of Junior Counsel. Other regular Landmark clients are the Child Poverty Action Group, Friends of the Earth, the RSPB, Liberty, Reprieve, MIND and the Public Law Project.
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