ROB HANN - Lawyer, Author and Consultant

I am the author of several books covering different subjects and genres. This web site draws together tthe diverse books I have written to date.

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I am an experienced lawyer working at the cutting edge of local government helping local authorities to make savings and to generate much needed additional income through new ways of working; to establish public private partnerships; to deliver infrastructure projects and programmes under the PFI and to set up local authority companies, trading entities, social enterprise agencies and many other public to public arrangements.

I help authorities to develop proposals for devolution and to establish combined authorities in their regions. I have been engaged by several public bodies including Transport for Greater Manchester, the East of England LGA and Nottinghamshire County Council helping with major projects and with commercialisation of local authority services. I am currently working as interim legal services manager at Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.


I provide consultancy services to local authorities and other public bodies. Please contact me here - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if you need help developing your project or programme.


I have worked as an in-house lawyer at several local authorities, as a commercial lawyer with National Law Firm Eversheds and latterly as Director Legal Services with specialist agencies 4ps/Local Partnerships LLP and as major projects lawyer at Transport for Greater Manchester.


I am an author/editor of several leading works on local authority law and practice on these topics available here.  The law books explain complex areas and helps to chart developments of a fast moving area of law affecting my core client base – local government.

LACAP (local authority companies and partnerships) available in loose-leaf format from Marston distributors  Tel: 01235 465574 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quoting code 2016LACAP; Local Authority Charging and Trading Guide 2017 now exclusively available in hard copy format - contact the author to order.


In addition to writing and updating books about fast-moving and complex areas of the law I also like to write as a hobby.  I am delighted that two of my other published works have won literary prizes. More details of these books and how to order them can be found on this web site. They include SAS Operation Galia  which won the Impress Prize for Non-fiction on first publication and The GrumbleGroar' which won the New Writer's UK Children's Book of the Year 2012 and in 2016 starred as a major tourist attraction beneath the Nottingham Caves and Galleries of Justice - The GrumbleGroar's lair - Enter if you Dare'...

The Legend of Sidney Sneed, Centipede and footballing star of the minibeast football league - Sidney has made it big with Brentford Football Club in recent years and is hoping for a transfer to  Crawley, Wormley or indeed any club looking to excite kids with football whilst engaging their literary skills. He is currently pitching his unique talents to the Premier league primary stars initiative. 

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