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Local Authorities

We understand the regulatory framework in which local authorities have to act and we know the financial challenges that come with this.

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We provide fast, accurate and practical advice to local authorities.

Advising you on a range of issues

We know that as the local authority, you are likely to be experiencing a range of issues. Because of our cross-departmental approach, our experts can advise you on issues such as:

  • Planning
  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Property
  • Contracts and disputes
  • Governance
  • Standards
  • Equality and diversity

Avoiding challenges

We are always mindful that local authority decisions are subject to challenge and our advice will be robust to help you to avoid costly challenges. If a challenge cannot be avoided then our dispute resolution experts will help you to defend your decisions.

Our team

Our lawyers are experienced in this area, with some having a background in local government. We have an in-depth knowledge of local authority law, meaning we are in a good place to advise you. We can support you with training so that you have the skills to equip you moving forwards.

What our clients say

Clear and practical advice

"The service we have received advising our new company about our company articles has been excellent.

Responses to queries were prompt, clear expectations were set regarding costs up front, and we were provided clear and practical advice which will assist us in the long term."

Devon Association of Local Councils


Devon Association of Local Councils