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.
News & insights
News: 15 OCTOBER 2021
Allen & Overy has advised VASS Consultoría de Sistemas S.L., the Madrid-based portfolio company of US private equity investor One Equity Partners (OEP) which specialises in Customer Experience…Read more
Publications: 07 OCTOBER 2021
Faced with surging energy price due to the shock in the offer that is affecting natural gas markets, the Spanish Government has adopted certain temporary measures (from 16 September 2021 to 31 March…Read more
Publications: 05 OCTOBER 2021
For some time now, Berlin has been experiencing a shortage of affordable and socially subsidized housing.Read more
News: 04 OCTOBER 2021
Allen & Overy has advised Evergreen Garden Care Deutschland GmbH (“Evergreen”) in connection with the acquisition of all shares in gpi green partners international GmbH & Co. KG.Read more