law:matix has significant experience of the information giving and information obtaining regime under the Freedom of Information Act having advised public authorities as well as individuals and private sector businesses on this evolving and increasingly used area of law.
Our services include advising on:
publication schemes. Advising public authorities on the preparation and maintenance of publication schemes
obtaining access to information held by public authorities
application of statutory exemptions and inter-related legislation
tendering. Advising public authorities on the freedom of information aspects of tendering; advising those tendering for public authority contracts on the implications of working in the public sector
appeals and complaints. Advising on the appeals process and complaints to the Information Commissioner
policies and templates. Drafting staff policies and templates for ensuring consistent application of your organisation's policy on disclosure of information
See also our training page for details of our Freedom of Information workshops, tuition, elearning and public speaking services.