‘Britain is open for businesses’ the words of Greg Clarke in the wake of the recent Peugeot takeover of Vauxhall and Opel. It seems that international big business mergers show no signs of slowing down. And the age old question remains - ‘...
Stephensons carries out work for central and local government in a variety of areas of law, giving us an in-depth understanding of the regulations and challenges organisations face in this field.
Our expertise in the public sector includes our appointment as intervention agents to the Solicitors Regulation Authority Panel in 2009 and re-appointed in 2012. In addition to this, we are appointed to a non-departmental public body the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) – The Legal Aid Agency to deliver their telephone discrimination law helpline. Stephensons continues to be a large service supplier under the Legal Aid Agency civil contract where we conduct work in the following areas: actions against the police, crime, family, debt and housing, community care and public law.
We have extensive experience of working for local government. Stephensons have been awarded contracts under a number of framework agreements to provide legal services. In addition to this we act for numerous other local authorities on an ongoing basis.