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An update from NWL Legal

by Meera Patel, Trainee Solicitor The Coronavirus is giving rise to the need to adapt the way in which local authorities currently work to meet the unique challenge the pandemic presents. North West Leicestershire Legal are still available to provide up to the minute, practical advice on the usual services we cover and as a […]

Benefits of Public Service Legal Work

by Meera Patel, Trainee Solicitor Furthering the Public Good One of the main and most important reason why lawyers work in house for local authorities is because it gives them an opportunity to become involved in decisions affecting their local community. As an in-house local authority lawyer you support an important public cause – equal […]

Do I Need a Public Consultation?

This note provides guidance to Officers on when they should carry out a public consultation when they are making changes to services or implementing a project. It also sets out the principles that need to be followed in order for a consultation to be appropriate and lawful. Do I need to consult? There are three […]