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Latest updates and opinions from the team

Six tips for managing multi-generational teams

by Elizabeth Warhurst, Head of Legal and Commercial Services and Monitoring Officer Elizabeth was asking by the Law Society to write an article about how she tailors her management style to suit everyone within a multi-generational team. Elizabeth explains her approach and shares her tips here.

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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 […]

Getting the Hang of Data Protection

by Rebecca Elliott, Solicitor For a long time I have found that very few people really understand the implications and requirements of Data Protection Legislation and simply add it in to agreements because they have to. This week after some work with our Data Protection Officer, Nicola, it finally clicked into place for me as […]

Top Tips for Statement Writing in Civil Proceedings for Local Authority Officers

by Kerryn Woollett, Regulatory and Enforcement Solicitor Witness statements should be written in the first person. Witness statements should follow the chronological sequence of the events. Witness statements should be divided into numbered paragraphs. Each paragraph should, as far as possible, be confined to a distinct portion of the subject. Witness statements must state: the […]