Welcome to the NWLC

The Consortium is made up of public authorities that wish to collaborate in the procurement and provision of quality legal services to their authorities. They wish to maximise efficiencies and increase the effectiveness of the external legal support they require to supplement their in-house provision.

To this end, following a rigorous procurement exercise, through its lead authority Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council, the Consortium has,entered into Framework Agreements with external solicitors firms for the provision of legal advice and support and with Barristers Chambers for the provision of advocacy and advice.

Building upon this successful collaboration, the Consortium authorities intend to increase inter-authority working and co-operation in the interests of increased efficiency and effectiveness.

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NW Legal Consortium Solicitor Framework

North West local authorities to procure new £10m panels of solicitors

The North West Legal Consortium has begun the procurement exercise for a new solicitors ...



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YOUR MONTHLY E-BULLETIN - Issue 40; November 2015

Latest Consortium News

Your NWLC Annual Training Event was held on 6th October at the Langtree Park Stadium in St Helens

We had looked forward ...


Up & Coming Courses

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Planning Update

• New Government - new policy direction. The first nine months. • Planning obligations, contributions and CIL - a year on from the introduction of the pooling restrictions. • Case ... more



An update on the latest developments in child care law including the latest case law, practice directions, guidance and legislative changes. more


Criminal Law / Regulatory

A look at the key elements in bringing successful prosecutions. Speakers: Gillian Hulme  more


Practice Management

A practical seminar looking at the elements for running a successful legal practice including regulatory requirements, quality processes, marketing and current hot topics Speakers: Michelle ... more