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Home Council Legal Services

Legal Services


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The Legal Section provides a legal service to the Council. We aim to provide a responsive, cost effective Legal Service and advice of the highest quality to the Council, its Committees and Directorates and other public bodies and clients.

The Section is accredited under the Investors In People (IIP) Scheme.

The main areas of work related are:

  • Local Government Law and Practice
  • Litigation and Human Rights
  • Child Care
  • Adult and Mental Health Social Services
  • Education Appeals
  • Property Transactions, common land and Charities
  • Highways
  • Planning
  • Contracts
  • Housing
  • Licensing
  • Data Protection
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