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Eleanor Shaikh made this Freedom of Information request to UK Government Investments Limited

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Dear UK Government Investments Limited,

According to its website the legal firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised UKGI.

i) Please can you identify if Herbert Smith Freehills has advised UKGI, or has been instructed by UKGI, in relation to Post Office Limited at any time since 2016?

ii) Please can you identify if Herbert Smith Freehills advised, or was instructed by ShEx, in relation to the Post Office or Royal Mail any time since 2003? This includes either directly or via the Government Legal Department.

Please supply relevant dates of engagement.

iii) Did UKGI receive advise from, or instruct, the legal firm Womble Bond Dickinson (formerly Bond Dickinson) in relation to Post Office Limited at any time since 2016?

iv) Please can you identify if Womble Bond Dickson (formerly Bond Dickson) advised, or was instructed by ShEx, in relation to the Post Office or Royal Mail any time since 2003?

Yours sincerely

Eleanor Shaikh

Freedom of Information, UK Government Investments Limited

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Dear Eleanor Shaikh

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Kind regards

UKGI Freedom of Information Team

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