“The pace and complexity of developments in legislation can create significant pressure for drafting teams with limited resources – especially those in small or developing jurisdictions. Interlaw can help you overcome these challenges.”
A partnership of experts
Interlaw is an expert, innovative and client-focussed team, formed by Hassans and led by Sir Peter Graham KCB QC and provides outstanding drafting services. Sir Peter was the first Parliamentary Counsel in London and now acts as our consultant and whilst a member of the Parliamentary Counsel Office, he was responsible for drafting over 100 Acts of Parliament, including the Finance Acts from 1982 to 1987.
He followed this role with two years as Consultant to the Office of the Attorney-General of Ireland, providing drafting help and advice to the Parliamentary Drafting Office in Dublin.
Interlaw’s team is also made up of James Levy QC, Senior Partner of Hassans, Tony Provasoli and Valerie Holliday, both Partners in Hassans financial services division.
Interlaw offers a comprehensive, efficient drafting service to governments and their agencies. We assist in-house drafting offices world-wide, both in specialist areas such as international finance and as an additional resource to relieve excessive workloads. We also have the depth of expertise to supervise drafting by other draftsmen.
Although we provide our services in English, we can receive instructions and discuss proposals regarding English common law and other legal systems, in a range of languages including French and Spanish.
We have drafted legislation for various governments, in the following areas:
- Anti-money laundering
- Company law (and related issues such as insider-dealing and prospectuses)
- Criminal justice (including financial intelligence)
- EU Directive transposition
- Financial services (banking, insurance, investments, etc)
- E- gaming
- Health and Safety
- Judicial reform
- Police and prison reform
- Public administration
- Legislation for transfer of bank undertakings