Projects, property and commercial

  • Director of Democratic & Legal Services, Deputy Monitoring Officer and Projects: Mrs Lisa Dixon
  • Legal Services Manager (Commercial & Property): Ms Rebecca Jackson
  • Practice Manager: Mrs Carol Fishwick
  • Solicitor (Corporate Projects):  Ms Carol Rehill
  • Solicitor (Contracts and Commercial): Mr Andrew Tyson
  • Chartered Legal Executive: Mrs Paula Morris
  • Legal Officer: Mrs Gillian Cole

Summary of workscope

  • providing legal advice upon all aspects of the management of the Council’s major projects providing legal advice in respect of procurement processes
  • preparing standard form and bespoke contracts for use for all the Council’s transactions
  • advising on the use of industry standard form contracts and adapting the same for use by the Council – eg in relation to construction projects
  • carrying out property transactions in respect of the Council’s commercial leasehold property interests
  • acquisitions, sales and leases of, and easements for and over, the Council’s corporate estate and other land
  • miscellaneous deeds and agreements
  • advising on landlord and tenant issues
  • assisting in the voluntary registration of title to all Council land