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Out for the count - our guide to election challenges

14 June 2017

Following the recent UK parliamentary general election on 8th June, perhaps spare a thought for the poor returning officers. Not only do they burn the midnight oil, overseeing the ballot count, but they and their teams are also called upon to deal with any challenges to the result in the days that follow.
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Sharpe Pritchard acts in landmark Supreme Court case setting new precedent on the National Planning Policy Framework

12 May 2017

Leading London-based public law firm, Sharpe Pritchard, has acted in a landmark case at the Supreme Court concerning the scope of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), relating to five year housing land supply.
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Is your authority compliant with the Modern Slavery Act 2015?

11 May 2017

Public bodies (including local authorities) in England and Wales could be caught by the requirement under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 to publish a slavery and human trafficking statement. Raj Shah, solicitor in our Projects department, outlines what you need to know.
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Sharpe Pritchard represents Isle of Wight Council in landmark Supreme Court decision on term-time holidays

6 April 2017

Leading London-based public law firm, Sharpe Pritchard, has represented the Isle of Wight Council in its successful Supreme Court appeal concerning prosecutions of parents who take their children out of school for term time holidays.
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New management team steps up at top law firm as Senior Partner steps down after 47 years

5 April 2017

A new management team has been appointed by the partnership at one of London’s leading firms of public law specialists on the retirement of its Senior Partner.
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