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Delegation of Functions - Cornerstone Barristers

Delegation of FunctionsWhat problems can local authorities encounter with their schemes of delegation? And what to do if things go wrong? Matt Hutchings looks at the case law.

Course level: Intermediate

Running Time: 27 minutes 

Date of recording: 29th June 2016

Downloadable paper: Yes


•    Delegation of functions: overview

•    Powers to delegate

•    Rubber stamping

•    Refusal of relief

Matt Hutchings 2016Matt Hutchings

Matt has a broad practice spanning the full range of chambers' Public Law work, Property, and Commercial and Regulatory litigation.

Matt regularly appears before the High Court in substantial trials as well as judicial reviews. His recent cases include Supreme Court briefs in R(N) v Lewisham, Hotak v Southwark and McDonald v McDonald, appearing in the CJEU in R(Hemming) v Westminster and the Building Act arbitration following the Supreme Court decision in Manolete Partners v Hastings.

He frequently acts for or against Government as well as in disputes between private individuals and organisations, often in the Development sector, and has a keen understanding of his clients' commercial and strategic aims. He is able to master cases requiring an in depth knowledge of divergent areas of law and is at the cutting edge of the interaction between private, public and regulatory law.

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