Area of focus

Sovereigns: Regulatory

We assist both sovereigns and the private sector to inform, comply with and challenge regulatory initiative all over the world.

Global regulation increasingly touches critical aspects of every major industry. We help sovereigns navigate the world's multiplying regulatory regimes as they cross industries and borders alike. We believe that regulation is neither a force to be feared nor an obstacle to be overcome. Regulation is simply a reality of doing business today, and the sovereigns that understand it holistically and navigate it well are the ones that will succeed.

Our team helps sovereigns understand, anticipate, and influence the shifting - and often volatile - regulatory landscape.

We also work with those partnering with sovereigns, ensuring alignment between the public and private sectors to drive continuous improvement and development.

Representative experience

The Met Office on all aspects of its tender process in a "first of kind" procurement of a contract worth almost £1bn for "supercomputing as a service“.

Uber in two successful appeals against TfL, securing its ability to continue operating in London.

The Gambling Commission on the design and delivery of the competition for the fourth National Lottery Licence.

NATS on contentious regulatory matters in both UK and EU law, including policy, regulatory actions and litigation relating to both economic and safety regulation

Stansted Airport in successfully securing first de-regulation of an airport by the CAA under the Airports Act 2012.

Ofgem on major regulatory projects, including smart metering, environmental programs and industry code reform.

Department for Innovation Universities and Skills on the procurement issues raised by the sales of portions of the Government's Student Loans book.

The European GNSS Agency before the European Court in relation to Eutelsat's challenge to the €1.5bn procurement relating to the appointment of the Galileo Service Operator.

Europol, the European Police Office, in the successful defense against two procurement challenges brought before the General Court of the EU by an unsuccessful bidder.

Drafting of Bermuda’s data protection law and assistance with adequacy process.

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