Blake Morgan appointed to Wiltshire Council legal services framework

Posted on 7th March 2024

Leading local government law firm Blake Morgan has been appointed on the legal services framework for Wiltshire Council.

Blake Morgan are on the panel to provide legal advice on a wide range of services, including employment, commercial, civil and criminal litigation, adult services and general local government.

Perry Holmes, Director of Legal and Governance at Wiltshire Council, said:

Our vision is to build stronger, more resilient communities and our core values underpin what we do, what we stand for and who we work with. It’s my pleasure to welcome Blake Morgan to our legal framework following a robust tender process, they stood out as being able to offer what we are looking for. I look forward to working with its team towards our shared goal – to make a difference in our communities.

Wiltshire Council is the local authority which governs the non-metropolitan county of Wiltshire. Since 2009 it has been a unitary authority, having taken over district-level functions when the county’s districts were abolished.

The council is set to benefit from Blake Morgan’s breadth of knowledge as the full services law firm will be providing legal advice on a four year contract.

Blake Morgan Partner Penny Rinta-Suksi said: “It is an exciting opportunity to be working with Wiltshire Council. We are looking forward to adding value to their projects. We will be in a position to help out in a variety of ways and have considerable local government expertise. We have provided highly tailored legal solutions to government clients for a number of years.”

Blake Morgan has expertise in central, devolved and local government departments across their varied and ongoing legal requirements.

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