Public Sector Services

The size of our Public Sector Services Group (PSSG) and its breadth of experience is unique in Scotland. Brodies solicitors help clients address legislative, economic and political developments, driving improvement in services, securing value for money and delivering change.

Our expertise covers the full spectrum of advice our clients in the public sector require including:

  • Property
  • Procurement
  • Public law and regulatory
  • Governance
  • Contracts
  • Financial innovation
  • IT
  • Intellectual property
  • Planning
  • Construction
  • Employment

Brodies’ PSSG includes lawyers from across the firm, working together to enhance our understanding of the public sector in Scotland. More than 70 solicitors are now actively engaged in the delivery of services to the Scottish public sector, including local authorities, universities, colleges and regulators.

Our group has many recognised and accredited specialist in its ranks, including Jackie McGuire, who heads up the group and has more than 20 years experience of working as a senior advisor in-house at a local authority. Roger Cotton, one of only three accredited specialist in procurement in Scotland and Christine O'Neill, who is ranked by the leading independent legal directory Chambers & Partners as a 'star individual' in administrative and public law.

Our experience in areas such as local government, infrastructure, regeneration and housing, new models for services delivery, workforce management and procurement is unrivalled in Scotland. This is evidenced by the projects on which we advise, including the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 Athletes Village, the trust our clients put in us to provide advice that is right first time in relation to issues of reputational risk, and the size and scope of our public sector client base.

Our goal is to provide high-quality legal advice that is affordable and delivered efficiently and effectively.

To speak to one of our solicitors to find out how we can help you, please contact Jackie McGuire or Roger Cotton.