Freedom of Information
We regularly advise commercial entities on their rights to access to information held by public bodies and central government, whether in relation to specific public law disputes or more generally.
We have expertise in drafting requests for disclosure of material held by public bodies and in pursuing such requests if necessary on appeal.
We have specific experience of dealing with complaints to the UK Information Commissioner and appeals to the Information Tribunal.
Our expertise also covers rights of access to environmental information and we have advised clients on issues relating to the disclosure of such material.
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News: 02 February 2023
Allen & Overy has advised UniCredit and ICBC on the drafting, negotiation and signing of a EUR104 million green financing granted to Fondo “Iron”, a fund managed by Prelios SGR and fully subscribed by…
News: 31 January 2023
Allen & Overy advised international bank Standard Chartered on entering into a joint venture with big German banks to fund the blockchain platform SWIAT.
Publications: 25 January 2023
On 12 January 2023, the EU Foreign Subsidies Regulation (FSR) entered into force. The FSR will have a significant impact on and create new obligations for parties that are participating in…
News: 22 November 2022
Allen & Overy has advised NEOM, the smart and sustainable regional development project in northwest Saudi Arabia, in connection with a USD 175 million Series E investment in Volocopter.