FOI Request - External Law Firms

Request 101003406393 

Could you please send me the following information:

1. What is your spend with external law firms (please provide for the last 4 financial years)
2. Do you use eBilling technology to manage your law firms billing (e.g. systems such as Legal Tracker, Brightflag, Apperio, CT Tymetrix, Mitratech etc.)
3. Who is your head of legal / general counsel (please provide email address)
4. Do you have a law firm panel / preferred supplier list / use a framework to buy your external law firm services. Please provide details were possible.

Response 23-10-2023


2019/20   £77,156.23
2020/21 £486,326.07 ( includes a compensation payment (£369,575) under the flooding legislation paid though legal agents
2021/22 £148,131.41
2022/23 £279,629.88

2. No

3. Alasdair McEachan Head of Governance Strategy and Performance Aileen Scott, Legal Services Manager

4. We previously had a panel of solicitors appointed through a competitive framework tender. As of 2023 we have a call off arrangements with a number of firms through the Crown Commercial Services Framework

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