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Jackie is a specialist in the field of local government law and has over 20 years experience at the coal face. Recognised as a leader in the field by Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners she regularly advises local authorities on their powers and decision making processes including in relation to education and social care

In addition to the provision of practical legal advice, Jackie is highly experienced in the delivery of training on conduct and governance. She heads up the firm's Public Law & Regulation team and also it’s Public Sector Services Group, which is focused on the delivery of tailored services to our public sector clients. Jackie is also involved in assisting clients improving service delivery by modernising and streamlining their business models.

Jackie has a strong track record in compulsory purchase and major infrastructure projects. Her well-developed project management skills ensure a practical and pragmatic approach to problem solving.

'Jackie McGuire is a key member of the firm's public sector services practice group...Sources commend her as a "helpful, thorough, knowledgeable and practical" lawyer

Chambers & Partners (Local Government) 2016

"A dynamic and very approachable" practitioner, "she is able to concisely convey complex advice and promptly manage the execution of instructions"

Chambers & Partners (Transport: Road: Projects & Infrastructure) 2016

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