Adult Services Legal Team
The Adult Legal services team provides advice, training and representation in court on a wide variety of adult social care matters.
The Litigation team provides advice, and representation in court on a wide variety of litigation matters across several departments within the Council.
Contract and Commercial Team
The team is unique in Legal Services in that it provides advice to officers across all five of the Council’s Directorates.
We provide advice mainly to the Council’s Planning, Highways, Licensing, Harbours, and Community Protection Services.
Local Land Charges Team
The Local Land Charges Team are responsible for the Local Authority Searches within Dorset.
The Property team deals with a wide range of transactional and advice work.
Childcare Legal Team
The Childcare legal team work hard to contribute to the wellbeing of children and young people.