FOI request (FOIR-273925269)
Requested Wed 18 November 2020
Responded Wed 25 November 2020Please could you assist in the following: 1. Which department or departments are responsible for overseeing legal affairs when your council is a party to a legal Hearing e.g. Legal Services, HR? Legal hearings such as those brought against the council - (high court, criminal proceedings), or more internal matters eg. Employment Tribunal i. Please can you provide the name and contact details of the people overseeing this department(s)? ii. Within this department(s), please, can you provide the details of staff who are responsible for day-to-day managing of the following legal areas; Commercial Litigation, Crime, Crime-Fraud, Employment, Intellectual Property, Litigation General. 2. Which department or departments are responsible for managing/supporting staff who are giving evidence at a legal hearing i.e. providing time off to attend court or providing support with training.i. Please can you provide the name and contact details of the people overseeing this department(s)?
ResponseThe department and person responsible for all aspects of our Legal Department is as follows:Christine Barkshire-JonesChief Legal and Monitoring OfficerHastings Borough CouncilMuriel Matters HouseBreeds PlaceHastingsTN34 3UYTel: 01424 451066
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