Public Law - DAC Beachcroft


Public Law

What we do

Awarded the highest ranking in its field by Chambers, our market-leading Public Law team assists public bodies to meet the challenges of service provision. We are experts in navigating change, creating the space for clients to achieve their service aims without legal challenge.

What we are known for

We find solutions, not just risks. We understand the special culture that applies to the exercise of public functions, and the importance of fairness, equality and efficiency.

We offer pragmatic, expert advice to develop robust policies, procedures and decision-making processes to make legal challenge unnecessary. Where challenge is unavoidable, we have some of the strongest dispute resolution experts in the sector.

Detailed elements of our services 

We advise on a wide range of matters, from constitutional and governance issues, equalities and human rights, to developing commercial and income generating relationships, exercising regulatory functions, and formulating and implementing policy.


"They really get on top of delicate issues and give us timely and effective advice. They are very responsive and aware of broader considerations." Chambers and Partners UK 2015

"I have always rated them highly as a firm." Chambers and Partners UK 2014 Edition, Administrative Law and Public Law, UK Wide (Market standing)

"They have a very deep understanding of the client's organisation, roles and responsibilities, and of the sector in which the client operates. The advice they give is always good and effective, and based on very good research." Chambers and Partners UK 2014 Edition, Administrative and public law, UK wide Commercial awareness

"Clients praise DAC Beachcroft LLP for its ‘extensive experience’ in the education sector, and its ‘highly tailored and high-quality advice.'" Legal 500 UK 2013 Edition, Public Sector, Education, London

"A 'prompt professional service at all times.'" Chambers and Partners UK 2013 Edition, Local Government, UK Wide

"The team has been involved in guiding clients through the reforms facing health, education and local government." Chambers and Partners UK 2013 Edition

"They are brilliantly supportive and very responsive and incisive. They go above and beyond what they need to do." Chambers and Partners UK 2013 Edition

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