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Recent application to enter premises under s.22 of the Prevention of Damage by Pests Act 1949

by Lauren Sturgess, Trainee Solicitor At the beginning of August 2022, I attended Leicester Magistrates’ Court to apply for a warrant to enter premises on behalf of North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC). The application was made under s.22 of the Prevention of Damage by Pests Act 1949 by virtue of s.25 of the Leicestershire […]

NWL Legal Virtual Work Experience Week 5 – 9 September

by Jodie Bradford, Legal Practice Manager Week commencing 5 September saw our very first (and not last!) virtual work experience week. The programme was open to aspiring solicitors studying law at University and was well attended by a variety of students. The team put on 10 sessions throughout the week on different aspects of working […]

The Parish Fair

by Jodie Bradford, Legal Practice Manager NWL Legal attended the Parish Fair on Tuesday, 27 September. The Parish Fair is an annual event organised by North West Leicestershire District Council attended by our local Parish/Town Councillors and Clerks. The fair provides an opportunity for the Clerks and Councillors to stop by and have a chat […]

The Public Sector Equality Duty and the Councils housing function

by Kerryn Woollett, Senior Solicitor Section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 (“the Act”) sets out the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED). It requires public authorities, in the exercise of their functions, to have due regard to the need to: eliminate discrimination, harassment, victimisation and any other conduct prohibited by the Act; advance equality of […]

We are recruiting a part-time Property Lawyer…

Senior Property Solicitor Band G plus up to 6 market supplements £21,201 – £27,388 per annum (annual equivalent salary £35,336 – £45,648 per annum) plus annual car allowance of £2,856 Part-time permanent contract, 21¾ hours per week Are you ready to step into your first management role, or do you have existing management experience that you […]