Donald Broatch


Donald practices mainly in administrative law, housing and employment. He has very extensive advocacy experience, particularly at appellate level. He has appeared in a large number of high-profile cases, including in the European Court of Justice and in the House of Lords.

Donald also has a substantial advisory practice. He is instructed both for and against applicants for judicial review, tenants and other individual litigants. He is instructed by a number local authorities for whom he regularly acts in cases of significance. He can also accept instructions directly from individuals, in suitable cases.

Donald Broatch has lectured on topics arising from his specialist areas of practice, including the European Convention on Human Rights, judicial review, and homelessness. He has recently given a lecture at Central Law Training on public law defences and conducted a seminar for local authority and social housing lawyers on the Public Sector Equality Duty in the Equality Act 2010.


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