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Legal Insights

24 March, 2020

Town Council Clerk fined £400 for deleting records

A Town Clerk at Whitchurch Town Council has been convicted under Section 77 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) for deliberately destroying records in order to prevent them from being disclosed as part of a Freedom of Information request. An individual believing that the written minutes of a council meeting had been fabricated, … Read More

by Sarah Klapkowski
Have you ever thought about being a Judge?
24 February, 2020

Have you ever thought about being a Judge?

Have you ever thought about being a Judge?  This was the first question Jabeer Miah, Head of Commercial and Real Estate at Shepherd and Co Solicitors asked me when we met at a recent event.  The question took me back because, no I have honestly never even considered this, nor been asked the question. The … Read More

by Sarah Klapkowski

Team News

20 March, 2020

Coronavirus Statement

These are unprecedented times for us all as our local communities and country come to terms with the impacts of Coronavirus. In order to protect the health of our clients, staff and the public, we are following government advice.  Whilst maintaining minimal office cover, our team will work from home where possible, and will avoid … Read More

by Sarah Klapkowski
17 March, 2020

Gedling Legal Intern blogs progress

By Mariah Harrold Upon starting my Internship at Gedling Legal I’ve undertook a variety of tasks from; drafting legal documents such as licence agreements, admin tasks, legal research and taking part in the tea cycle!  Which have all given me valuable transferrable skills which I look forward to using in the future in both legal … Read More

by Sarah Klapkowski
28 February, 2020

Sara Fayaz shortlisted for award

We are delighted to announce that Sara Fayaz, Trainee Solicitor has been shortlisted in the Junior Lawyer of the Year category of the 2020 LLG awards.  Well done Sara!

by Sarah Klapkowski
24 February, 2020

Contracts and Procurement Training

Sara Pregon delivered contracts and procurement training to Officers from Gedling Borough Council toady. The bespoke session covered the Public Contract Regulations 2015 and Gedling Borough Council’s Contract Standing Orders and procurement procedures.  Gedling Legal can provide bespoke training courses on a number of legal compliance areas for representatives from the public sector, inclusive of … Read More

by Sarah Klapkowski
06 February, 2020

Laura Chaplin returns to Gedling Legal

We are pleased to welcome Laura back from Maternity leave.  Laura is a highly experienced advocate, specialising in all areas of Litigation & Licensing.

by Sarah Klapkowski
19 December, 2019

Legal intern starts in February

Gedling Legal have just confirmed a 10 week internship with Nottingham Trent University Law School.  We are delighted to be working with NTU for the second year running and look forward to welcoming our student in February.

by Sarah Klapkowski
18 December, 2019

Season’s Greetings from Gedling Legal

The team would like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to all our clients and we look forward to working with you in the future. Happy Christmas! Craig, Diane, Fran, Julie, Laura, Leanne, Sara, Sara & Sarah

by Sarah Klapkowski
12 November, 2019

Sara Pregon shortlisted for ‘Rising Star’ award

We are pleased to announce that Sara Pregon, our Planning, Property & Contracts Solicitor has been shortlisted in the Rising Star category for the 2020 LGC (Local Government Chronicle) awards.  Entrants demonstrated outstanding practice as well as cutting edge innovations and the judges were very impressed with the high standard. It has been a record … Read More

by Sarah Klapkowski