Julian Gizzi is now a practising consultant at DAC Beachcroft, having been a partner in the firm for 30 years and a member of its Board. He advises a wide range of public bodies and institutions, predominantly in the health and education sectors.
Notable recent instructions include:
Advising sections of the newspaper industry in relation to the introduction of a new scheme for press regulation;
Conducting an investigation on behalf of Ofsted, into alleged inspection irregularities at certain schools;
Advising the panel considering appeals against the proposed removal of certain drugs from the national Cancer Drugs Fund.
"He brings wisdom, calmness and an ability to solve problems. He is imaginative in cases." Chambers and Partners UK 2015 Edition, Administrative and Public Law UK-wide
"Sources say he is "good to work with," adding that "his sensitivity to the issues we are dealing with is exceptional"." Chambers and Partners UK 2015 Edition, Education Institutions, UK-wide
"Julian Gizzi's clients say they are "assured he has an absolute grasp of the big picture." Other sources remain "very impressed by his policy understanding and political insight"." Chambers and Partners UK 2014 Edition, Education, UK Wide
"Very incisive and very supportive." Chambers and Partners UK 2013 Edition, Administrative & Public Law, UK-wide