Our specialist team supports clients in taking proactive steps to ensure their business does not fall foul of relevant ethics, anti-corruption and competition laws and regulations.

With an increasing volume of compliance obligations being imposed on businesses, we provide pragmatic advice which enables our clients to take proactive measures to comply with relevant laws and regulations in the areas of ethics and anti-corruption, competition law and subsidy control (previously referred to as state aid). The consequences of things going wrong can be serious, and we work collaboratively with clients to identify and deal with potential problems before they become too serious to resolve.

Our team of regulatory and compliance solicitors has the legal expertise and resources to advise on the full range of regulations that organisations must comply with, from data protection, intellectual property and environmental issues to health and safety, governance, public procurement and subsidy control. We regularly assist clients with financial services regulatory compliance, conduct risk, anti-bribery and anti-corruption assessments and advise on issues related to money laundering and modern slavery.

Ethics and anti-corruption

Our team of non-contentious regulatory and compliance solicitors provides legal expertise and assistance in establishing and reviewing internal compliance policies and procedures and anti-corruption, audit and risk assessments. We also advise on compliance with the Bribery Act 2010 and provide training to clients on business ethics and anti-corruption compliance.

Competition and regulation

Our lawyers can assist with competition law policies and manuals and provide advice in the event of dawn raids and cartel investigations. We advise clients on subsidy control issues, public procurement matters and anti-competitive agreements, and provide training on competition law compliance.

Freedom of information

Public sector organisations have a statutory duty to disclose information in response to freedom of information (FoI) requests from members of the public or other organisations. We advise on all aspects of compliance with the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, including responding to FoI requests, complaints or other queries from members of the public, requests for reviews and appeals, and application for exemptions. 

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