There is a range of legislative powers on commercial and trading that local authorities can use to deliver better services. However, they are often complex and require much thought beforehand.
Our Understanding Commercial and Trading Law course for local authorities gives you the necessary training to navigate through the legal complexities associated with commercial practice.
Gain a better understanding of charging and trading powers, develop real insight into the legal nature of forming companies and work with external organisations, such as charities.
Leave the day with better corporate governance structures in place and overcome the common legal pitfalls of commercial practice.
Peter is a corporate lawyer who specialises in creating commercial delivery structures for public sector clients including through subsidiary companies, collaboration arrangements, partnerships and joint ventures. He regularly advises clients on public/private sector joint ventures relating to property assets in the context of land development and regeneration.
Peter also acts for clients on company acquisitions and disposals, private equity investments, fundraisings, group reorganisations and corporate governance.
As part of his corporate work, Peter advises clients on public procurement and State aid matters. He is regularly asked to advise accountable bodies on the terms of ...