SOLICITORS FRAMEWORK PANELS
The panels operated under the framework, listed in Lot order, are as follows:
Lot 1 – Civil Litigation, Prosecutions and Regulatory
To include construction litigation, negligence proceedings, possession proceedings, licensing appeals and employment advice and litigation
Lot 2 – Property, Planning and Environment
To include all conveyancing, regeneration and highways advice
Lot 3 – Corporate Governance, Ethical Standards and Information Law
To include organisational governance issues, data protection advice including advice on use of social media by councillors or third parties involving the Council/council officers
Lot 4 – Projects, Procurement and Commercial
To include all commercial contracts and company law. Transport regulation including light rail/tram, heavy rail and bus, ticketing, concessionary fares, state aid, competition law, telecommunications, information technology, digital infrastructure and communications, smart technology, construction contracts (NEC and JCT) and construction adjudication/arbitration.
Lot 5 – Social Care and Education
To include Adult and Children Social Care and Education.
COUNSEL FRAMEWORK PANELS
Planning & Environment
Trusts & Charities