Government and Public Sector

The challenges facing Central Government Departments and public sector organisations are increasingly complex. Government work is a key area of focus for us, and we have many years of experience in the sector, with a deep understanding of policy requirements and drivers underlying the public sector’s priorities. Our dedicated team has an outstanding reputation built on supporting public bodies with pragmatic, commercial and solution-focused advice.


We are delighted to be part of a number of the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) frameworks and are fully equipped to provide a comprehensive and diverse range of legal services whatever your issues may be.

We offer an expert team of lawyers, with experience of working with government and drawing on our network across the UK, providing strength and depth ensuring you have access to the best talent, wherever and whenever you require it.

Our lawyers will support you with valuable understanding of the ins and outs of political decision-making and the needs of central and local governments, as well as regulatory bodies and public sector agencies.

We are committed to providing advice that is innovative, practical and tailored. We pride ourselves on service delivery and getting to the heart of the matters which are critical to you.

Featured experience

  • Advising central government departments on their estate and assets, including strategic occupational arrangements across multi-site locations.
  • Advising NHS England on a judicial review of the Government’s COVID-19 policy in care homes.
  • Advising a government office on the complex procurement of a replacement resource planning system, including technology and IP specialist advice.

Client testimonial

What our clients say

  • DAC Beachcroft works well between its teams and their principals. I have been very impressed by their speed of response, friendliness and approachability.

    Legal 500 UK 2020 Edition, Local government

  • I've found them to be extremely good. They've grasped what we as a council have needed, and have given us really good advice and options. I found it really useful that they brought in the people most suitable for different elements of the work.

    Chambers and Partners UK 2018 Edition, Local government

Government and Public Sector key contacts

Who we are

Why choose DAC Beachcroft?

We’re a broad-based commercial firm serving a wide range of sectors with a strong heritage in insurance,
health and real estate. We combine excellent legal skills and cutting-edge delivery expertise to design
solutions that fit the needs of our clients – often involving clever uses of technology.