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Welcome to Cornwall Legal

What we do

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Cornwall Legal is a team of lawyers providing expert, high quality legal advice exclusively to public sector clients.  We advise in-house clients, as a service of Cornwall Council. We also act for a number of external clients across the South West, including the Councils wholly owned companies, a fire and rescue authority, in excess of 150 schools and academies and other local authorities.

Our key sectors of expertise are Local Government, Education, Housing and Health. We have specialist lawyers with both public and private sector experience providing thorough, practical and commercially focused advice.

Operating in the public sector means our lawyers have first hand experience of the challenges clients face, particularly concerning the economic climate and the pace of change across the wider public sector. We are therefore in a unique position to offer clients an unrivalled depth of understanding that meets your needs, beyond just the provision of legal advice. 

Cornwall Legal is the largest in house provider of legal services to the public sector in Cornwall and Devon. It provides legal service support in the following specialist areas by team: