Council victory in landmark legal case

By Martin Ford | 04 December 2023

Anyone wishing to launch a legal challenge against a council may have go through its complaints procedure first, following a judgement by the Court of Appeal.

The case involving Merthyr Tydfil CBC has ramifications for the wider sector after it was concluded courts can stay proceedings and compel parties to undergo mediation or dispute resolution.

Want full article access?

Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.

Already a subscriber? Login

Legal complaints