Public Sector

“With a deep understanding of the issues, challenges and opportunities facing the public sector, we provide our clients with an established, cross-disciplinary legal team to meet their requirements. We work with a diverse range of public bodies and agencies across the whole of Scotland; and, through our long-standing relationship with the public sector, we not only understand the way government works but also how it thinks.”

Duncan Osler, Head of Public Sector
    • Public Sector FOISA education council incorrectly relies on confidentiality exemption The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) gives individuals the right to ask for, and be given, any kind of recorded information from public authorities in Scotland. However, public authorities have the right to refuse an information request in certain circumstances, including when the information is exempt under FOISA.

Charities & Third Sector

MacRoberts is a leading adviser to charities, the third sector and social enterprise in Scotland and we have a deep understanding of the issues and challenges facing the sector.

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