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Examples of work undertaken by our lawyers

  • Advised the Royal Parks on the hosting of over 40 events for the London 2012 Olympic Games. 

  • Advised on catering contracts and concessions. 

  • Advised on all issues relating to Hyde Park, St James's Park, The Green Park, Richmond Park, Bushy Park, Kensington Gardens, Regents Park and Greenwich Park. 

  • Advised on the hosting of major events including the London Marathon, Winter Wonderland, BST and more. 

  • Advised on the development and planning of the Bomber Command Memorial and other famous park based statues. 

  • Advised on numerous claims for injury suffered in The Royal Parks.

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Legal issues that may arise

  • Licences for events

  • Events contracts covering complex clauses for crowd capacity, noise control, liability for death or injury and access for the construction and dismantling of infrastructure.

  • Negotiation and enforcement of reinstatement clauses.

  • Development on and redevelopment of the park

  • Disposing of park land for development

  • Works licences for the erection of both permanent and temporary structures in the park

  • Encroachment licences

  • Outsourcing of facilities and services, for example through licences for catering services to operate onsite

  • Licences for use of park facilities for residential, utilities and commercial usage

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Parks are important community spaces, used for activities from dog walking to live events and music festivals. The Royal Parks, one of our clients, has over 5,000 acres in total, and see over 77million visitors every year.

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