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 & insights
Publications: 18 FEBRUARY 2021
Gli individui che rifiutino di fornire alle autorità finanziarie risposte che possano farne emergere la responsabilità passibile di sanzioni amministrative aventi carattere penale non possono essere…Leggi di più
Publications: 23 DECEMBER 2020
Seri rischi di nullità, effetti restitutori e possibili difese.Leggi di più
Publications: 14 SEPTEMBER 2020
Con la recentissima ordinanza del 31 agosto 2020 n. 18153, la Corte di Cassazione conferma il proprio orientamento di tutela dell’investitore, imponendo un rigoroso rispetto degli obblighi informativi…Leggi di più
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