Hones Lawyers has comprehensive experience with local Councils and Local Government law. We understand that Local Government law and practice requires in-depth knowledge of the workings both inside and outside local councils. Our expertise in this area has seen us advise local Councils on matters which are relevant to the functions of a Council under a range of legislation.
Our vast experience in this arena see’s us as the go-to firm for advice on probity issues, access to information, enforcement, governance and compliance issues, tenders, procedural advice and protocol. We have a range of consultant architects, planners, designers and experts who provide our clients with additional advice where required.
Our lawyers have acted in house for a number of Local Government authorities – as both lawyers and town planners, and we have 2 Law Society accredited specialists in Local Government & Planning Law amongst our ranks.
As a panel firm for 5 local councils we have the depth of experience and proven track record to ensure we can address all aspects of Local Government law.