Corporate Governance

Good governance requires sound guidance and leadership to be effective. We support our clients with practical advice to achieve high standards of corporate governance throughout their organisations.

Making your life easier 

Putting together policy documents that govern the existing and future operations of a public body require an investment of time and knowledge. Our team assists this process and supports clients in their governance duties allowing them to focus on core business.

 

Improving the transparency of processes and procedures is just one of the benefits of seeking advice about corporate governance. We can draft constitutions, policies and codes of conduct together with complaints investigations.

 

Our team includes individuals with experience of working at executive level and monitoring officer positions, which means we fully understand the considerations and challenges members, directors and senior managers are likely to face.

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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 ...

Alex Hallam, Assistant Director for ELS

Alex Hallam

Assistant Director for ELS

Alex has worked at senior management level for many years and has worked with board level leaders, politicians and other key stakeholders.  She has extensive experience of local government corporate governance including standards investigations, construction and drafting of constitutions and LGO Complaints. She advises on ...

Contact Us

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

For general legal requests and advice on new matters our Duty Advice Service (available to subscribers only) operates between 9.00am and 5.15pm. contact us on : 0333 013 9993.  Or if you want to subscribe please call: 0333 013 2305.

 

ELS, Seax House, Victoria Road South, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1QH
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