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Welcome to birmingham.gov.uk

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Legal Services - National Recognition

The department:

  • received the Municipal Journal 'Legal Services Award 2013' for its legal contributions to the New Street Station redevelopment project
  • attained International Quality Assurance Standard ISO9001: 2008 and the Law Society’s Lexcel Practice Management Standards in June 2004 and has retained these accreditations each year through annual reassessment
  • gained ’Investors in People’ accreditation in March 2003 and has maintained the standard through continual reassessment
  • received the 2006 Midlands Excellence Awards for ‘Most Improved Organisation’ and ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’
  • achieved accreditation with ‘Investors in Excellence’ in 2006, 2009 and 2011; the first UK legal department to do so
  • received the ‘Large Public Sector Employer Award’ for Work-Life Balance 2006 at the Birmingham Best Business Awards
  • been named the “Legal Team of the Year” at the Local Government Chronicle Excellence Awards 2005
  • received the Association of Council Secretaries and Solicitors “Award for Excellence” in 2005


If you want to know about any of the above, please contact:

Erin Simpson
Practice Development Manager
Tel: 0121 464 1173
Email: erin.simpson@birmingham.gov.uk