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Nigel Giffin QC
Specialist in public/administrative law and public procurement law. Public law includes commercial and general judicial review, human rights, professional regulation, local authority powers/governance/finance, education and community care. Procurement law covers all contentious and non-contentious EU and domestic procurement issues. Also commercial and employment law, especially public authorities’ contracts and public sector employment issues, including superannuation. Recent cases include Lumsdon v Legal Services Board (quality assurance of criminal advocacy, Provision of Services Regulations); Energy Solutions v NDA (remedies in procurement claims); Willmott Dixon v Hammersmith & Fulham LBC (procurement claim successfully defended at trial); Independent Schools Council v Charity Commission (quashing statutory guidance on public benefit); Luton BC and others v Secretary of State for Education (challenge to withdrawal of schools capital funding); Duncombe v Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (fixed term contracts to work abroad); Piper and others v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (public sector pensions indexation).
Called 1986; Inner Temple; QC 2003; CEDR-accredited mediator.
Magdalen College School; Worcester College, Oxford (1985 BA 1st class Hons).