Legal Updates

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