About Sharpe Pritchard
Sharpe Pritchard is a firm of public law specialists, which serves a client base across the nation, comprising of local authorities, other public sector organisations and registered social landlords, as well as commercial clients and third sector organisations.
The firm advises on a wide range of public law matters, spanning electoral law, procurement, construction, infrastructure, data protection and information law, planning and dispute resolution, to name a few key specialisms.
All public sector organisations have a route to instruct Sharpe Pritchard through the various frameworks the firm is appointed to. For further information on our services, please click here.
Our Latest Insight
The specialist teams from across Sharpe Pritchard look at the some of the critical legal issues facing public sector organisations in 2021 as the Covid crisis wears on.
Our Recent Articles
The Good Law Project (“GLP”) continues to challenge the actions of the Government with another successful case in the High Court last week, writes Juli Lau.
Michael Comba and Victoria Okafor summarise the case of Bexheat Ltd v Essex Services Group Ltd  EWHC 936 (TCC) (19 April 2022).
Sophie Mcfie-Hyland asks whether changes to the "transparency" requirements of the new public procurement regime will prove beneficial or burdensome for contracting authorities.
Our Head of Local Government
Rob Hann is Head of the Local Government team at Sharpe Pritchard. He has over 30 years in local government, having worked for several local authorities and as the ex-head of legal at 4ps/Local Partnerships for many years.
He is also the author/editor of two major guides on local authority charging and trading and local authority companies and partnerships both of which are now exclusively available through the Sharpe Edge platform in e-format.
We want to hear from you with any general questions about local government law that you want to know the answers to.
Simply follow the link below to submit your question:
A Guide to Local Authority Charging and Trading Powers
Written and edited by Sharpe Pritchard’s Head of Local Government, Rob Hann,
A Guide to Local Authority Charging and Trading Powers covers:
• Updated charging powers compendium • Commercial trading options
• Teckal ‘public to public’ • Localism Act
Available to buy:
A Guide to Local Authority Companies and Partnerships
“An invaluable, comprehensive toolkit for lawyers, law firms and others advising
- Local Authority Chief Executive