Tickets are now open for the LLG Awards 2018 at a discounted rate to members of £73.00 which includes a sparkling reception, 3 course dinner, awards night ceremony & entertainment. Click for details on how to book.
News & Events
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Event date: 09/11/2018
Publish date: 18/10/2018
Finalists in the LLG Awards 2018 are announced. Click to view the councils in with a chance of taking home a title on 9th November 2018 in London.
Publish date: 10/10/2018
The LLG Governance Conference 2018 held in Gateshead this year was a phenomenal showcase of legal expertise and pragmatic governance. Opened by our President, Suki Binjal, click here to read the President's Speech including coverage of the local authority landscape and LLG's finger on the pulse. Pictures also included!
Publish date: 04/09/2018
Book your free place on the Anthony Collins Commercialisation Training Course on 27th September 2018 from 9.30am, to 1.15pm in Birmingham open to all levels. Click for details
Publish date: 30/08/2018
The LLG Award Nominations for 2018 have been extended to the 7th September 2018 to take account of the summer break. Do not miss out on the recognition you and your team deserve! It is quick and easy to apply at first stage. Forms are easily accessible by clicking on this item.
Publish date: 24/08/2018
Anthony Collins Solicitors (ACS) will sponsor the 2018 Lawyers in Local Government Awards in the, taking place on 9 November in London. As a provider of legal services to the local government sector, ACS is sponsoring the prestigious ‘Local Government Team of the Year’ award, which will be given to the local authority legal team that can demonstrate most creativity, innovation, knowledge, client sensitivity/responsiveness and contribution to corporate, diversity and community objectives. Head of Local Government at ACS, Olwen Dutton, commented, “Local authorities face constant challenges to provide services to their communities in difficult circumstances. They need to find innovative and creative ways to maintain service standards while reducing costs, and this award is fantastic recognition of their work. We work closely with Lawyers in Local Government to support legal professionals across the sector, and these awards are pivotal in acknowledging their work”.
Publish date: 23/08/2018
Save the Date!
Publish date: 15/08/2018
The awards recognise the dedication and expertise of local government lawyers across England & Wales. It has never been so important to champion the pivotal work undertaken by our membership every single day. Raise the status of lawyers in local government and recognise your team, colleagues or even yourself! Nominate today as applications close 3rd September 2018. Get Tweeting at #LLGAwards18 and visit @LLGLegal to get connected
Enhance Your Professional Career by Undertaking a Bespoke MSc and Grab a Bursary to Help Meet the Cost.Publish date: 26/07/2018
A brand new tailored MSc in Local Government Legal Professional Leadership has now launched with the University of Northumbria and LLG are offering a 3K Bursary to help fund this course. Further funds can also be obtained by solicitors from the Local Government Legal Society Trust. Places are still available so why not go for it?! Click for more information.
Publish date: 23/07/2018
"For far too long, criminals or those with poor track records have been able to exploit licensing authority inconsistencies and obtain a taxi licence. To address the problem, the Institute of Licensing has drawn up new Guidance which every local authority is invited to consider and apply" as James Button and Stephen Turner explain in an article published by the Journal of Licensing