Projects, property and commercial

Deputy Monitoring Officer and Head of Legal and Governance: Carol Rehill

Legal Services Manager: Fiona Casson

Solicitor (Contracts and Commercial): Andrew Tyson

Chartered Legal Executive: Paula Morris

Legal Officer: Gillian Cole

Summary of workscope

  • providing legal advice upon all aspects of the management of the Council’s major projects
  • 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
  • carrying out property transactions in respect of the Council’s commercial freehold and 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