MacRoberts Public Sector & Government Group advises the full range of Scottish public bodies in relation to their legal affairs, covering sectors such as local and national government, health, education, transport, emergency services, and the like. We also advise the private sector on doing business within the Scottish public sector.
Our services include:
- Freedom of Information advice
- Human Rights Act compliance and training
- Judicial Review of public authorities
- Constitution of public sector bodies
- Public Procurement and contracting
- State Aid issues
- engaging with the Scottish Government
- Scottish Parliamentary monitoring and procedures
For further information on the services of this Group, please click to go to Third Sector.
Our Public Sector & Government Group is quoted
in Chambers UK 2012 as:
"Scotland-based firm MacRoberts generates praise from peers, who note it is 'creating a presence' in the UK procurement market. The group maintains its position as one of the leading public procurement advisers to contracting authorities in Scotland, and also advises a range of public and private clients across the country, in the defence, education, transport and wastewater sectors."
and in 'Legal 500 2011' as:
"The team, led by Duncan Osler...is noted for its 'exceptional knowledge'."
Click to access our June 2011 - Update on The UK Bribery Act, which comes into force on 1 July 2011.
To access our note on the forthcoming New EU Defence & Security Directive please click on the 'Related Document' on the right-hand side.