Public Authorities

We work with all public bodies, large and small

Emergency Services

We work with all the emergency services advising them on a range of legal matters from property to litigation claims.

Public Authorities

We work with all public bodies, large and small

Public Law Partnership

Providing legal services across the Eastern region.

Charities

We offer specialist knowledge and support to the charities sector

Healthcare

Expertise working with the health sector. 

Education

Providing effective legal solutions to the education sector

Your public law specialists

ELS is an award-winning team combining exceptional experience with an understanding of the public sector. Emanating from the in-house legal team of one of the UK’s largest local authorities, we are committed to providing high quality, cost effective legal advice.  

 

We are leaders in the field of shared services. Our clients include other councils, probation, fire and police , schools and academies.

 

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We work with all the emergency services advising them on a range of legal matters from property to litigation claims.

We work with all public bodies, large and small

Providing legal services across the Eastern region.

We offer specialist knowledge and support to the charities sector

Expertise working with the health sector. 

Providing effective legal solutions to the education sector

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Shirley Jarlett

Shirley Jarlett

Assistant Director for ELS

Shirley provides corporate law advice to a number of public sector organisations and has conducted a number of investigations into complaints of misconduct relating to breaches of the Members Code of Conduct and disciplinary and grievance investigations. Shirley is Deputy Monitoring Officer for Essex Fire Authority and Maldon ...

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Employment Law… What’s next?

Employment Law… What’s next?

Here you will find key legislation and legal developments that you need to be aware of in employment law. Please click on the link to download a copy or contact us and we can post

'Lead from the front’ on devolution

'Lead from the front’ on devolution

Council legal teams are being urged to ‘lead from the front’ to ensure they do not lose out on work related to the government’s local devolution programme. ELS told the weeke

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To find out how we can help you and your organisation, please get in touch by phone or email, or visit us at our Chelmsford office.

 

ELS is the inhouse service of Essex County Council.  Essex Legal Services Limited is the trading vehicle of ELS

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