FUTURE LEGAL DEPARTMENT
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To approve the introduction of a new electronic way of working through the procurement of new case management and electronic ‘bundling’ software, and access to a pre-existing legal portal already used by 8 LAs in Wales.
To approve the outcome of a job evaluation of all solicitor posts in the legal department.
To approve the confirmation as permanent of the current, short term Business Manager position.
To approve the recruitment of 2 commercially focused lawyers (contract, commercial property, planning, procurement, commercial general etc); the recruitment of a family lawyer;
To approve an initial, in-year capital cost of £23,000 is predicted for the electronic work. The anticipated first year (FY19/20) pressure incurred by this proposal above current budget is £196,028. However, anticipated savings in future years mitigate this initial cost.
Publication date: 11/01/2019
Date of decision: 09/01/2019
Decided at meeting: 09/01/2019 - Cabinet