Governance Manual

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15. The council and the law

The council obtains legal advice and representation, along with legal professional privilege and litigation.


15.1 Legal advice and representation

Advice and representation from the council’s Legal Services department...

15.2 Legal advice and legal professional privilege

Legal advice (from the council’s in-house lawyers and external providers) must not be disclosed...

15.3 Litigation involving the council

Litigation involves a range of decisions that are often irreversible and have significant...