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Welcome to the NWLC

NWLC AccomplishmentsThe NWLC is a Consortium made up of public authorities that wish to collaborate in the procurement and provision of quality legal services to their authorities. They wish to maximise efficiencies and increase the effectiveness of the external legal support they require to supplement their in-house provision.

To this end, following a rigorous procurement exercise, through its lead authority Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council, the NWLC has, entered into Framework Agreements with external solicitors firms for the provision of legal advice and support and with Barristers Chambers for the provision of advocacy and advice.

Building upon this successful collaboration, the Consortium authorities intend to increase inter-authority working and co-operation in the interests of increased efficiency and effectiveness.

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YOUR MONTHLY E-BULLETIN – Issue 52; March 2017

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Consortium Survey

In this month’s bulletin we promised a special feature on the things the survey has told us and how these messages are influencing the work of the …

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YOUR MONTHLY E-BULLETIN – Issue 51; February 2017

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Consortium Survey

Your PR and Web Group have reviewed the responses to the Consortium survey and a number of issues arising from the survey are now being followed up.

In …

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Highlights from your NWLC Management Board Strategy Meeting 2nd November 2016 include
the following agreement to:

Consider cautious expansion only to work alongside consolidating and …

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Up & Coming Courses

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Housing / Property Update

Housing / Property Update – Postponed until the 9th of May 2017 

This session will provide a general update on conveyancing and landlord and tenant issues as well as looking at …

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Civil Litigation Update

Anatomy of a Public Liability Claim
Join an interactive workshop run by Hill Dickinson’s Local Authority EL/PL and Advocacy Teams charting the lifecycle of a “real” fast-track public liability claim from …

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Social Media

Social Media

a useful tool used carefully.  This will explore the employment, public law and other constraints as well as the risks of both official and unofficial use by staff and …

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Joint Venture

When to use Joint Ventures and when not
–          Contractual or corporate JV?
o   differences between the two routes and the forms they take
o   when would one be more appropriate
o   …

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