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Jamie Potter

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Bindmans LLP

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Public law and human rights.


Deputy Managing Partner, and member of Bindmans’ public law and human rights team. He has a wealth of experience across all facets of public law, in particular, in respect of judicial review, human rights, freedom of information, parliamentary practice and procedure, public policy and public procurement. Jamie has acted in cases involving central government departments, regulators and other public sector bodies across an extensive range of industry sectors, including healthcare and pharmaceuticals, information and communications technology, manufacturing and retail, advertising, transport and environmental regulation, financial services and tax. He has also acted for a range of pressure groups, charities and individuals addressing public policy issues including in the fields of education, healthcare, special educational needs, and information rights.


Trained Hogan Lovells, qualified 2008. Made senior associate in 2013; joined Bindmans in 2014; made partner in 2015. Publications of note: regularly published in Judicial Review, Freedom of Information and the New Law Journal.


Human Rights Lawyers Association (former executive committee member); Administrative Law Bar Association.


Pembroke School, Adelaide, Australia; University of Melbourne (2005, Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws, hons); Monash University (2006, post-graduate diploma in legal practice skills and ethics).

London: Public sector

Administrative and public law

Within: Next generation lawyers

Jamie Potter - Bindmans LLP

Within: Administrative and public law

'Standout performers' John Halford and Saimo Chahal QC (Hon) , the joint heads of public law and human rights, lead an outstanding team at Bindmans LLP  that is considered 'the go-to firm in London for any public law or regulatory matter.' It takes on clients ranging from commercial bodies to NGOs, action groups and individual claimants and interveners and offers pro bono assistance. The team is acting for the Law Society in a challenge to the cuts to legal aid remuneration for complex Crown Court cases. It is also acting for an individual in a challenge to the Prevent duty guidance, issued under the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act regarding the gathering and storage of data by the Home Office in relation to alleged extremists. The claim also challenges the Prevent duty guidance in relation to universities.  Key team members include Jamie Potter whose expertise includes regulatory and information rights, as well as judicial reviews. Associate Salima Budhani is also a core practitioner.

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