His administrative law practice includes local government, social care, education, immigration, health and planning. He often raises points of welsh law and interpretation and has been involved in the first couple of cases under the Social Services and Well-Being (Wales) Act 2014. His experience includes a challenge to the UK Government’s refusal to hold a public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal, local government funding challenges, library closures, leisure centre closures, hospital closures, school closures, care planning, education funding, student discipline, residential planning, immigration and advising charities. He has an in-depth knowledge of human rights law.
- R (Counsel General for Wales) v Secretary of State for Business - led by Helen Mountfield QC, he acts on behalf of the Counsel General in a judicial review of the UK Internal Market Act 2020 which seeks declarations that UKIMA cannot curtail the legislative competence of the Senedd by implication or secondary legislation. This is a most significant constitutional case affecting Wales.
- R (HE) v Lord Chancellor  EWHC 1411 (Admin) (permission) – He was instructed on behalf of the claimant in a challenge to the Civil Legal Aid (Financial Resources) Regulations 2013 on the basis that although they disregarded support payments made to victims of the Grenfell Tower fire and Windrush scandal in the capital means test, they did not disregard support payments made to victims of the infected blood disaster; such treatment was discriminatory within the meaning of article 14 ECHR read with article 8 ECHR and A1P1. Following a successful settlement, the Lord Chancellor introduced amendment regulations to create a disregard.
- R (Williams) v Caerphilly County Council  EWCA Civ 296 - Led by Philip Havers QC he acted on behalf of the appellant in an appeal regarding; (i) whether the local authority had to comply with the Welsh improvement duty contained in the Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009; and (ii) whether the cabinet could adopt a leisure strategy which was not foreshadowed in a budget.
- R (DJ) v Welsh Ministers  EWCA Civ 1349,  PTSR 466 - Led by Ruth Henke QC he acted on behalf of the appellant in a challenge to the Welsh Ministers' policy for the funding of education for young adults with learning difficulties at specialist residential colleges. It was argued that the policy amounted to an unlawful fetter on the discretion to fund such provision under s32 of the Learning and Skills Act 2000.
- R (DJ) v Welsh Ministers  EWHC 2735 (Admin) – JR challenging the lawfulness of the policy on funding further education for young people with learning difficulties arguing unlawful fetter;
- R (WX) v Northamptonshire County Council  EWHC 2178 (Admin) – successful challenge to closure of 21 libraries arguing a failure to consider results of consultation, irrationality, library duty, PSED;
- Contaminated blood scandal - Advised and drafted a letter before claim on behalf of victims and their families against the UK Government’s refusal to hold a public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal arguing article 2 ECHR;
- R (PL) v Cardiff City Council - Successful claim against the Council’s refusal to make direct payments under the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 on the basis that the Claimant could not manage the payments;
- R (KW) v HM Deputy Coroner for Pembrokeshire – JR against refusal to hold an article 2 ECHR compliant inquest;
- R (Tilley) v Vale of Glamorgan Council  EWHC 2272 (Admin) – JR against a decision to implement community libraries arguing irrationality, PSED, comprehensive and efficient library service duty, best interests of child;
- R (Tilley) v Vale of Glamorgan Council  EWHC 3194 (Admin) – JR against a challenge to a decision to implement community-led libraries arguing unfair consultation, PSED and library duty.