LocalGovernmentLawyer December 2018 Spotlight: Child Protection ● Good practice and pitfalls in Court ● S20: Guidance from the Supreme Court ● LAs and s38 assessments ● Can childcare lawyers take the strain? Insight The sands of time How can local government legal ensure its own survival? Interview: Suki Binjal LLG President reflects on her route to the top and the future for local government lawyers Time to shine Why local government lawyers should not fear management roles Through the looking glass The impact of Sir Cliff Richard’s victory over the BBC for councils’ relationships with the press Look North Behind the North’s first local authority ABS Spotlight: Place ● LAs’ role in housing delivery ● Unlocking stalled development sites ● Market snapshot: a turbulent year ● Place and LA revenue growth