This Board Meeting will be held at the Farringdon offices of the LGA. Layden House, 76-86 Turnmill St, London EC1M 5LG
News & Events
Listed below are the national news items and national events.
Event date: 15/09/2017
Event date: 11/08/2017
This Executive Board meeting will be held at the offices of Weightmans LLP, St Marys Axe, London
Event date: 17/11/2017
This Executive Board meeting will be held at the offices of Thomson Reuters, 5 Canary Wharf, London
Publish date: 08/05/2017
A vacancy has arisen to commence at the end of July for a co-opted member of the Children's Law Sub-Committee of the Law Society. The role of the Children Law Sub-Committee is: to keep under review, and to promote improvements in areas specifically relating to the practice and procedure of public law Children Act proceedings and adoption to consider such special aspects of private law children issues as may be referred to the Sub-committee by the Family Law Committee to review and advise on the role, design and operation of any relevant accreditation schemes
LLG Award Winners in the Litigation Team of the Year 2016 make the shortlist for the Solicitors Journal Awards 2017.Publish date: 05/05/2017
Hackney’s Criminal Litigation Team has been shortlisted in the 2017 Solicitors Journal Awards to be held on 17th May 2017 and are the only local authority to be shortlisted across 16 categories. The team headed by Pauline Campbell alongside Maneka Singh have beat some stiff competition and are delighted to get this far. LLG knows from its own awards the incredible talent out there and would urge you all to follow their example and nominated your teams for awards across the spectrum.
Publish date: 05/05/2017
Noel Inge explains the apprenticeship levy, outlining the benefits for both employer and apprentice and highlights the things you need to consider including the varying types of apprenticeship; from paralegal to solicitor.
Publish date: 03/05/2017
LLG seek applications to put forward as nominees to the Law Society 2017 Council Elections (Non-Graphical seats) for Local Government. There are two seats available. Those wishing to be considered should complete a statement setting out how they hold the skills and experience necessary to meet the responsibilities set out within this news item. The closing date for applications is 5pm 2nd June 2017. LLG wishes to encourage applications from all those eligible, irrespective of gender, race, colour, age, sexual orientation or disability and selection for nomination will be based on merit.
Publish date: 21/04/2017
The LGA have clarified their position following initial guidance sent to local authorities regarding Purdah commencing tomorrow. Following enquiries by LLG and others, the LGA have now clearly stated that Purdah commences tomorrow for the Civil Service and not local government however, in consequence, local government will commence a period of "heightened sensitivity" as set out in the local government code governing publicity, despite the timing being prior to the publication of the notice of election as the code applies at all times. Click for further information
Publish date: 03/04/2017
Following the AGM at the Weekend School at Warwick University; LLG are delighted to announce that Doreen Forrester-Brown will continue as President for a further 6 months.
Publish date: 23/03/2017
Helen Lynch outlines the work LLG is undertaking with Cipfa, SOLACE and the LGA on lobbying HMRC on the IR35 Reforms and how you can help by providing case studies.