Public and Administrative Law Litigation
Allen & Overy has a broad Public and Administrative Law Litigation practice, with a wealth of experience across a wide range of jurisdictions.
In cases involving high financial and political stakes, our expert lawyers act both for private sector parties bringing public law challenges, and for public sector bodies defending their decisions, giving us a unique holistic perspective benefitting all our clients.
A&O understands the different procedures, approaches and strategies required to deal with public law issues. We handle large-scale disputes and have considerable experience in administrative and civil courts and in the European Court of Justice.
Many of our cases are multinational and our lawyers often represent foreign companies in proceedings related to the decisions of national bodies.
Our experience includes:
- Acting for 21st Century Fox on a judicial review brought by Avaaz in relation to Ofcom’s fit and proper decision.
- Acting for successful bidders RiverLinx Consortium on the contract to design, build, finance and maintain the Silvertown Tunnel under the River Thames in London.
- Advising numerous corporates and financial institutions on their Modern Slavery Statements, reflecting industry best practice and the requirements of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
News and insights
Publications: 09 August 2023
While there continues to be debate on whether the metaverse is the new world and whether one day we will all become avatars, owning and “carrying” our assets and possessions while traveling around…
Blog Post: 07 August 2023
Procedural History United Therapeutics Corporation v. Liquidia Technologies, Inc. is an appeal and cross appeal from a District of Delaware decision that found (1) claims 1, 4, and 6–8 of U.S. Patent…
Publications: 25 July 2023
Today, the Department of Justice (DOJ) agreed to dismiss the last remaining counts of an insider trading case they charged against Robert Olan and others in 2017. After a split verdict at trial,…
Publications: 14 July 2023
In SEC v. Ripple Labs, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) alleges that Ripple Labs, Inc. and two of its executives raised over $1.3 billion through an unregistered and ongoing digital…
I was very impressed by their knowledge, judgement, creativity and commitment to the interests of the clients.
Chambers UK 2020, Administrative & Public Law
Great responsiveness and a truly impressive knowledge of public law.
Legal 500 UK, 2020