Officer Decisions

County Solicitor - Jan Shadbolt

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Entering into an agreement to provide legal, governance and other services to neighbouring local authorities

Decision Taken:

Approved

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

A mutual agreement between Local Authorities to maximise the use of legal resources within the public sector

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

Sending work to the private sector. Whilst still an option, this agreement allows the Local Authorities to seek assistance from public sector colleagues at non-profit costs before incurring the expense of external lawyers

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:

None

Contact for enquiries/further information: Andrew Yendole, Senior Solicitor
Decision Date: 1 August 2014

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