Manchester City Council

Cheshire East Council

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Council invites tenders for £1.28m in legal services for adults and children social care

Procurement iStock 000002542569XSmall 146x219The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is inviting tenders for the provision of £1.28m-worth of legal services for Adults and Children's Social Care.

The council said the legal service would need to include these key elements for children's services:

  • Advice and guidance on legal cases within children's services;
  • Representations in court a required;
  • Good working relationships with chambers to enable a responsive partnership style relationship;
  • Weekly legal workshops for children's care management staff to be held at the Town Hall;
  • Representation for fostering and adoption case;
  • Support staff with legal queries and nuances of law that take place;
  • Advice on complaints in relation to children's services;
  • Advice and representation in relation to judicial review.

For adult social care services, the service would need to cover the following key elements:

  • Advice and representation for adult social care;
  • Advice and representation in relation to judicial review;
  • Advice on complaints in relation to adult social care;
  • Legal training for staff in relation to adult social care;
  • Advice on complaints and responding to data information requests where appropriate.

The contract is for three years with an option for extend for a further 12 months. It has an estimated value excluding VAT of £1.28m.

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