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Legal Services Collaboration

Public Law Partnership is at the forefront of local government shared service. The vision is to provide a new way of organising services to provide the best legal support for ...

Fee estimates

We have developed a fee estimate tool designed to implement the long-standing but little-observed conduct rule to provide "best possible" fee estimate information at the outset of every instruction. Clients ...

What value can First Law add?

All clients seek best value from their lawyers. Research by us and senior in-house counsel over the last ten years has identified a number of restrictive and out dated practices ...

Local Authority tenders

First Law pioneered the standardisation of legal tender exercises for local authorities. In the past, each local authority used its own documentation and procedures, often taken from unrelated procurement exercises. ...

PPP/PFI Project

First Law managed the entire legal tender exercise undertaken to select and appoint lawyers to advise on Wellingborough East, one of the largest proposed PPP development sites in the Midlands, ...

Periodic retainer

If the client is able to supply detailed information about its historic legal spend and is able to give assurance that its pattern of work is reasonably consistent, it is ...

Fixed costs reduced by 50%

In a recent tender exercise for a Property Company we were asked to obtain competitive quotations for legal advice in relation to a commercial property development project. We approached reputable ...

Panel lawyers

First Law managed the recruitment of the new panel of Legal Assessors for the General Medical Council's fitness to practice panels in London and Manchester. First Law is entrusted with ...

Public sector organisations

First Law's experience across different public sectors, such as universities, regulators, government bodies and trade unions has permitted the creation of industry standard protocols. These have been applied most recently ...

GMC's first and second legal tender exercises

The General Medical Council instructed First Law to conduct a formal tender of its external legal work in relation to its fitness to practise committees in 2001. This was the ...