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Capsticks appointed to Wiltshire Council's legal services framework

Capsticks appointed to Wiltshire Council's legal services framework


Capsticks Secures Wiltshire Council Legal Services Framework in Diverse Range of Specialisations

Capsticks, a leading law firm, has achieved a significant milestone by securing a place on Wiltshire Council's legal services framework. This achievement aligns with the firm's strategic efforts to enhance its footprint in serving local government clients. The appointment, effective from January 2, 2024, will extend over a four-year period.

The firm has been appointed to various lots within the framework, showcasing its capabilities across different legal specialisations:

  • Lot 1: Planning
  • Lot 2: Property
  • Lot 3: Employment
  • Lot 4: Commercial
  • Lot 5: Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Lot 8: General Local Government Matters

Wiltshire Council, the unitary authority governing the county of Wiltshire (excluding Swindon), delivers a broad spectrum of services to its constituents, ranging from public health and social care to planning, street maintenance, schools, and libraries.

Perry Holmes, Director of Legal and Governance at Wiltshire Council, expressed enthusiasm about welcoming Capsticks to the legal framework. He highlighted the alignment of shared values and the council's vision to build stronger, more resilient communities. The selection process involved a rigorous tender process, emphasizing the significance of Capsticks' inclusion.

Suzanne Smith, Partner at Capsticks, emphasized the firm's forward-thinking approach and how it aligns with Wiltshire Council's vision. This appointment not only reflects shared values but also underscores Capsticks' continued growth and success in the sector.

Tiffany Cloynes, Head of Local Government at Capsticks, highlighted the transformative landscape brought about by the new Levelling up and Regeneration Act 2023. Capsticks aims to assist Wiltshire Council in navigating these changes while solidifying its position as a go-to advisor for local government organizations.

Capsticks, driven by the goal to be the firm of choice for organizations making a difference, emphasizes putting people first, doing the right thing, and maintaining a forward-thinking approach. The inclusion in Wiltshire Council's legal services framework strengthens Capsticks' commitment to providing innovative and practical solutions tailored to the unique challenges of the local government sector.