Issue details

Procurement of Legal Services

Pursuant to an Authorisation from: the Council’s Scheme of Delegation


Approve the calling-off/commissioning of legal services from third party lawyers during financial year 2024/2025 in circumstances where demand for in-house legal services exceeds available resource or where specialist legal advice is required in niche areas of practice; and

Delegate authority to the Assistant Director of Legal Services (and those council officers authorised by her) to call-off/commission such legal services as and when required, subject to the financial restrictions set out in the Resource Implications section of this report.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/06/2024

Decision due: 4 Jun 2024 by Director of Policy, Performance and Governance

Lead director: Rob Ayliffe