30 Park Place Chambers are considered by many as the 'go-to' chambers and 'great to work with' in the realm of public and administrative law in Wales. Members of the set are at the forefront of devolution in Wales and are reguarly instructed for advisory and litigation work across all areas of public law. David Hughes has a regular practice of civil actions against the police, acting mainly for claimants. Constitutional law specialist Christian Howells' recent instructions include a judicial review of the United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020 concerning the piece of Brexit legislation's impact on the powers of Welsh devolved bodies - a rare challenge to primary legislation on behalf of the Counsel General for Wales.
Administrative and public law (including civil liberties and human rights) in Regional Bar
‘Top class set and first choice for Wales.’
’30 Park Place are very responsive and are able to assist when we need advice from counsel.’
‘All of the clerks are very responsive.’
‘Clerks are all excellent, friendly, and accommodating.’
Civitas Law is regularly acts for UK and Welsh Governments across a range of public law areas. Owain Rhys James is a name of note with a broad public law practice able to conduct cases both the English and Welsh languages. Anthony Vines is a senior-junior active in this area who is regularly instructed in public law matters by both local authorities and the Welsh government.