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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.

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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