We specialise in adult law on forced marriages, immigration, safeguarding, mental capacity, deprivation of liberty and corporate deputyship as well as other areas of adult law.
We advise on matters that concern childcare law, adoption, fostering or any other subject related to child welfare, we can help.
We are experts in civil disputes involving a public body and provide expert advice on a commercial dispute, housing possession or judicial review.
Our expertise is in commercial property and contract law success for our clients. We also deliver on large projects connected to waste, highways, IT and facilities management.
We support our clients with practical advice to achieve high standards of corporate governance throughout their organisations.
Prosecutions & Enforcement
We advise public bodies on the extent of their rights and duties when enforcing compliance to laws and permissions and when undertaking prosecutions.
Our education specialists work closely with our Children’s team to advise schools and local authorities on education law such as a Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (SENDIST).
Our Employment team manages contentious employment cases, disciplinary action and whistleblowing.
Our team deals with all aspects of planning, highways, waste and rights of way legislation.
We deliver solutions to highways authorities and other public sector organisations requiring highways guidance, providing expertise and in depth advice.
Our team consults on issues concerning data protection, freedom of information, subject access requests and ombudsman complaints.
We handle cases involving any kind of claim made against a public body from a tree subsidence or pothole to a defamation or neglect claim.
We deliver expert advice on all aspects of mental capacity and mental health law giving clear, reassuring guidance to clients.
We find solutions and provide a cost effective form of defence for our clients involved in personal injury claims.
We advise public bodies about planning enforcement and enquiries, countryside access, listed buildings and judicial reviews.
We handle major acquisitions, transactions and projects requiring knowledge of a wide range of property law including sales and tenancy advice.
Public Interest Immunity
We advise social services, care organisations and probation authorities in Crown Court and criminal cases where sensitive files and information are requested.
We support regeneration projects with all aspects of law from strategy to procurement.
We help healthcare providers by advising in all aspects of healthcare law.
- Adult Law
The Mental Capacity Act and corporate deputyship are two areas that health and social care organisations ask us for guidance on wh...
We offer the specialist knowledge and support that charities rely on. We help to navigate the specialisms and intricacies of char...
Our team works closely with schools and academies to help resolve child welfare disputes and provide expert opinion on the safegua...
We work with all the emergency services advising them on a range of legal matters from property to litigation claims.
We work with all public bodies, large and small offering excellent legal advice so they can deal with day to day activities and co...
Public Law Partnership
Public Law Partnership (PLP) is the legal services partnership of authorities who work together to share resources and ensure lega...
First for public law
We combine exceptional commercial experience with a mature understanding of the public sector. ELS provide high quality, cost effective, solution-focussed and values driven legal advice, supporting our clients nationwide.