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  • We provide expert advice on the complete range of services for public and third sector organisations. Our experienced team cover all aspects of law which affect local government, and provide you with a personal service that is value for money.

    Our services

    Our core expertise is the law which affects local government this includes:

    • Human rights
    • Data protection
    • Freedom of information
    • Privacy and defamation
    • Local Government Act 1972 and succeeding legislation
    • Municipal Trading
    • Police Act 1996
    • Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA)
    • Specialist RIPA and CHIS training for local authorities
    • We also have experience in education, social services and planning law.

    Our clients

    We currently represent over 80 local authorities across the country including:

    • County Councils
    • Metropolitan Councils
    • District Councils
    • London Boroughs

     

    We also represent other public sector bodies including:

    • Universities
    • NHS Trusts
    • Police Forces
    • Police and Crime Commissioners

    "The speed, professionalism and depth of expertise that I have found within Wilkin Chapman in the space of 10 minutes amazes me, the faith that I have in the advice given is..."

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    The speed, professionalism and depth of expertise that I have found within Wilkin Chapman in the space of 10 minutes amazes me, the faith that I have in the advice given is absolute.

    Alan Davison

    "Thank you for your very informative and helpful presentation to the North Yorkshire and York Monitoring Officers and Chairs of standards committee meeting.

    Your style..."

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    Thank you for your very informative and helpful presentation to the North Yorkshire and York Monitoring Officers and Chairs of standards committee meeting.

    Your style of delivery and the content of your presentation was extremely professional and was gratefully received. The wealth of knowledge that you and your team have is now recognised across the area and I am sure that we will be contact in the future.

    Barry Khan
    Assistant Chief Executive (Legal and Democratic Services) and Monitoring Officer
    North Yorkshire County Council
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    Jonathan Goolden

    Jonathan Goolden

    Partner and Head of Public Law
    0845 3703117
    Terry Ball

    Terry Ball

    Consultant
    01472 262626
    Departments:
    Public Law
    Richard Dix

    Richard Dix

    Consultant
    01472 262626
    Departments:
    Public Law
    Martin Dolton

    Martin Dolton

    Consultant (non Solicitor)
    Departments:
    Public Law

    Tony Lavin

    Consultant (non Solicitor)
    Mark Oliver

    Mark Oliver

    Consultant
    01472 262626
    Departments:
    Public Law
    Hazel Salisbury

    Hazel Salisbury

    Consultant
    01472 262626
    Departments:
    Public Law
    Alan Tasker

    Alan Tasker

    Consultant (non Solicitor)
    01472 262626
    Departments:
    Public Law
    Dave Hayward

    Dave Hayward

    Public Law Executive
    0845 370 3117

    "The speed, professionalism and depth of expertise that I have found within Wilkin Chapman in the space of 10 minutes amazes me, the faith that I have in the advice given is..."

    Read more

    The speed, professionalism and depth of expertise that I have found within Wilkin Chapman in the space of 10 minutes amazes me, the faith that I have in the advice given is absolute.

    Alan Davison

    "Thank you for your very informative and helpful presentation to the North Yorkshire and York Monitoring Officers and Chairs of standards committee meeting.

    Your style..."

    Read more

    Thank you for your very informative and helpful presentation to the North Yorkshire and York Monitoring Officers and Chairs of standards committee meeting.

    Your style of delivery and the content of your presentation was extremely professional and was gratefully received. The wealth of knowledge that you and your team have is now recognised across the area and I am sure that we will be contact in the future.

    Barry Khan
    Assistant Chief Executive (Legal and Democratic Services) and Monitoring Officer
    North Yorkshire County Council
    Latest Blog Posts
    Thumb jonathan goolden  partner and head of public law  wilkin chapman llp
    18 Jul 2016
    Why Standards continue to matter
    Jonathan Goolden
    Thumb jonathan goolden  partner and head of public law  wilkin chapman llp
    24 Jun 2016
    Brexit: Bitesize - The Legal Implications
    Jonathan Goolden
  • "The speed, professionalism and depth of expertise that I have found within Wilkin Chapman in the space of 10 minutes amazes me, the faith that I have in the advice given is..."

    Read more

    The speed, professionalism and depth of expertise that I have found within Wilkin Chapman in the space of 10 minutes amazes me, the faith that I have in the advice given is absolute.

    Alan Davison

    "Thank you for your very informative and helpful presentation to the North Yorkshire and York Monitoring Officers and Chairs of standards committee meeting.

    Your style..."

    Read more

    Thank you for your very informative and helpful presentation to the North Yorkshire and York Monitoring Officers and Chairs of standards committee meeting.

    Your style of delivery and the content of your presentation was extremely professional and was gratefully received. The wealth of knowledge that you and your team have is now recognised across the area and I am sure that we will be contact in the future.

    Barry Khan
    Assistant Chief Executive (Legal and Democratic Services) and Monitoring Officer
    North Yorkshire County Council
    Latest Blog Posts
    Thumb jonathan goolden  partner and head of public law  wilkin chapman llp
    18 Jul 2016
    Why Standards continue to matter
    Jonathan Goolden
    Thumb jonathan goolden  partner and head of public law  wilkin chapman llp
    24 Jun 2016
    Brexit: Bitesize - The Legal Implications
    Jonathan Goolden