Legal spend

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Dear Sirs

Since 1.3.2020:

1. Have any law firms been instructed to provide legal services to you?

If so, please break down by law firm, the date of engagement, nature of legal work provided and total cost incurred since 1.3.2020.

2. Please provide a list of all gifts and hospitality declarations relating to law firms made by staff and board members of the Council.

Yours faithfully,

Rupert

Solicitor - Freedom of Information, Sunderland City Council

Re: Your request for information concerning:

Legal Spend

The Council aims to provide available information promptly and in any event within 20 working days, unless, exceptionally, there is a need to consider whether the information is exempt from disclosure.

I will contact you again soon in connection with your request.

Please quote the reference below if you contact the Council regarding this request.

Customer Request Number: FOI_2386

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Julienne Collinson, Sunderland City Council

Dear Sir,

 

I refer to your FOI request with the above reference.  Your questions and
the responses are set out below.

 

Since 1.3.20

 

 1. Have any law firms been instructed to provide legal services to you?

Response – No law firms have been given new instructions since 1.3.20.

 

If so, please break down by law firm, the date of engagement, nature of
legal work provided and total cost incurred since 1.3.2020.

Response – Not applicable.

 

 2. Please provide a list of all gifts and hospitality declarations
relating to law firms made by staff and board members of the Council.

Response – None have been made since that date.

 

I hope this is satisfactory. If, however, you are dissatisfied with our
response to your request for information, you can ask for the decision to
be reviewed in reply to this e-mail. The review will be removed from the
Directorate and coordinated by the Council’s Information Governance
Officer.  A request for review should be directed by email
to [1][Sunderland City Council request email], or by post or by
hand addressed to; Information Governance Officer, Civic Centre,
Sunderland SR2 7DN.

 

You are of course entitled to apply to the Information Commissioner at any
time, although the Commissioner will not usually investigate until the
public authority’s internal review procedure has been concluded.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Julienne Collinson,

Senior Manager- Law and Governance,

Corporate Services Directorate,

Sunderland City Council.

Tel ; 01915611354

E-mail : [email address]

 

 

 

 

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