Entries by Jodie Bradford

An opportunity to join our team

Senior Planning Solicitor Full time permanent contract Band G plus up to 5 market supplements £35,336 – £44,624 per annum Are you ready to step into a management role, or do you have existing management experience that you would like to continue to develop? Do you enjoy, and have significant experience in, the areas of […]

Come and join our team

Senior Property Solicitor Part-time permanent contract, 21¾ hours per week Band G £21,201 – £23,742 per annum (annual equivalent salary £35,336 – £39,571 per annum) Are you ready to step into your first management role, or do you have existing management experience that you would like to develop more? Do you enjoy and have significant […]

Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licencing

by Lauren Sturgess, Trainee Solicitor Whilst working as a trainee solicitor at North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) I have been able to experience the law, regulations and requirements around Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licencing for Local Authorities, whilst working alongside our litigation, regulatory and enforcement solicitor. So far this experience has included attending […]

Private channels subject to Freedom of Information

by Nicola Taylor, Data Protection Officer The pandemic has changed how we work and how we communicate with each other. Notably, the use of private channels of communication has increased enormously which raises the question, where do these channels fit in terms of the current information and data regulations? In short, any information that exists within private […]

Procurement Bill

by Kate Hiller, Team Manager What can we expect from the upcoming Procurement Bill? Ever since the UK left the EU, there has been talk of new procurement rules and in December 2020 the Government set out in a green paper its proposals for bringing in procurement reform.  A consultation between 15 December 2020 and […]

Recent events we’ve attended…

by Kerryn Woollett, Senior Solicitor NWL Legal recently took part in De Montfort University’s (DMU) Legal Networking Event held over 3 days from 15 to 17 November 2021. NWL Legal delivered a webinar providing students with an insight into what it’s like to work in the Legal Team at a Local Authority. Local Authorities are […]

Disposal of Local Authority Land

by Helen Lisney, Legal Officer In the current economic climate local authorities are always looking for ways to tighten their belts and may look to realise assets to enable them to continue to carry out their services. The Government policy is currently that local authorities should dispose of surplus or underused land. If a local […]

Working remotely as a Trainee Solicitor

by Lauren Sturgess, Trainee Solicitor I have been working as a trainee solicitor at North West Leicestershire District Council for five months now. I am really enjoying the position and what it entails and feel that I am now confidently settling into the position. As a trainee in any job would be, I was slightly […]

7 months and not even counting!

by Kate Hiller, Team Manager and Deputy Monitoring Officer It has been 7 months since I joined NWL Legal as the Legal Team Manager and I can honestly say that the time has flown by!  So much has happened in that time and I am proud of what we as a team have achieved over […]