The aim of the Legal Services Team is to provide advice, representation and legal documentation to schools in relation to any issues which concern the management and operation of a school
The Legal Services Team comprises a number of solicitors, barristers, legal executives, paralegals and secretarial/support staff with a wide range of experience in legal matters. It has a breadth of experience in dealing with the Council legal issues, including handling work with schools in increasing amounts.
The team is able to give advice and guidance and is sympathetic to schools’ needs. Its close contact with other services provided by the Council means that it can consult on, or refer, any related problems to another department for a quick resolution.
Advice, representation and legal documentation can be provided in relation to a wide range of subjects relevant to the management and operation of a school