The London borough of Barking & Dagenham is set to overhaul its in-house function, in a move the body claims will make it the first council to model its legal team on a private practice law firm.

The council is set to hire three lawyers to take on “senior partner” roles, providing strategic direction across corporate law and employment, procurement contracts and property, and safeguarding and partnerships.

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