Administrative & Public

Our Administrative & Public Expertise

Tanfied’s Administrative & Public Law experts offer deep and broad expertise in bringing and defending claims relating to public bodies.

Members of Tanfield have a long-standing reputation for delivering pragmatic expert advice, across the spectrum of Administrative & Public Law disciplines.

Acting on claims both in the UK and overseas, areas of Administrative & Public Law expertise include duties relating to the Human Rights Act 1998, the Data Protection Act 2018, the Mental Health Act 1983, the Equality Act 2010 and disputes crossing over into Court of Protection matters.

Barristers at Tanfield are particularly well known for combining a strength in Administrative & Public Law with the Set’s award-winning work in Real Property and Landlord & Tenant disciplines. Of particular note is Tanfield’s strength in matters relating to local government law, environmental and planning law, property-related regulatory and disciplinary law, and Social Housing matters.

Our Administrative & Public Clients

Tanfield’s Administrative & Public Law clients include Government departments, local authorities, the NHS, the emergency services the education sector, care trusts, private care providers, as well as private individuals.

Our Administrative & Public Barristers


Iain G Mitchell QC

Call 1976 Silk 2012

Kerry Bretherton QC

Call 1992 Silk 2016

John Buck

Call 1987

Karen Jones

Call 1995

Marc Glover

Call 1999

Rebecca Cattermole

Call 1999

Estelle Lear

Call 2006

Diane Doliveux

Call 2011

Practice Managers

Billy Forecast
Senior Practice Manager

+44 (0) 20 7421 5300
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Richard Powell
Senior Practice Manager

+44 (0) 20 7421 5300
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Alex Southern
Senior Practice Manager

+44 (0) 20 7421 5300
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