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Jasveer Randhawa

Jasveer Randhawa

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Jasveer is a solicitor advocate specialising in administrative and public law disputes.

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Experience

Jasveer has over 10 years' experience of a wide range of public and administrative law disputes including judicial review, regulatory investigations, disciplinary proceedings, human rights and freedom of information issues.  

Over the years she has acted for a variety of clients, including private sector commercial organisations and public bodies / regulators, in a number of sectors including planning, energy, transport, financial services, pensions and taxation.  

Jasveer has written a number of articles for journals such as Judicial Review and Public Law.  She was named in The Lawyer's Hot 100 for 2017 and named ‘Next Generation Of Counsel’ in Legal 500 2021, UK.

Jasveer's experience includes advising: 

  • KPMG in the defence of a judicial review challenge concerning its capacity as a skilled person under s166 of Financial Services and Markets Act in the context of Barclays' interest rate swaps review
  • a company in relation to various challenges/potential challenges to consents in the shale gas industry
  • EDF and NNB (a wholly owned subsidiary of EDF) on its plans to build new nuclear generating stations in the UK including successfully resisting a judicial review challenge by the National Trust for Ireland against the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change in relation to the Hinkley Point C project
  • Pearson / Edexcel successfully defending a judicial review concerning GCSE English grade boundaries in Summer 2012
  • the Horserace Betting Levy Board successfully defending a judicial review in the Court of Appeal concerning whether customers of betting exchanges can constitute "bookmakers"

 

Background

Jasveer holds both an undergraduate degree in law and a masters (BCL) from the University of Oxford. Jasveer has been with Herbert Smith Freehills since leaving university.

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