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 and insights
News: 02 June 2022
Allen & Overy has acted in the context of the competitive bidding procedure, the conclusion of the concession contract and the financing of the A69 motorway.
Publications: 18 May 2022
The aggressive campaign by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division to reinvigorate criminal enforcement of the antitrust laws has been framed in part by whether it can achieve a…
News: 10 May 2022
Revenue expectations remain positive despite increased costs and interrupted delivery chains Investment activities are being continued; access to financing remains open Companies do not…
News: 14 April 2022
Allen & Overy has advised Primark, fast fashion global retailer, in relation to the opening of its new flagship store at via Torino in Milan.