Joining the EM Lawshare framework in April 2022, Capsticks will become a key partner to membership organisations and work in collaboration with other legal providers to best support the public sector nationally.

EM Lawshare is a consortium of over 220 public sector bodies, including local authorities, police forces, fire and rescue services, government agencies, universities, NHS Trusts and arm’s-length management organisations.

The four-year framework sets out ten legal areas and a range of added value services which Capsticks will provide, including:

  • Administrative & Corporate Governance
  • Adult Services
  • Civil Litigation (including personal injury)
  • Contract/Commercial/Procurement
  • Conveyancing/Property
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Education (to be provided by Wrigleys Solicitors LLP)
  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Planning/Highways/Environmental

Mary Mundy, Partner, said: “Public sector organisations require high-quality, pragmatic legal advice resolving the complex issues they face. Having seamlessly assisted our clients during the pandemic, we will develop strong relationships and a collaborative approach to meet the needs of organisations that our society could not function without, and provide sustainability and social value to their communities.”

Stuart Leslie, EM Lawshare Coordinator, said: “We are delighted to welcome a firm of Capsticks reputation onto the new EM Lawshare framework.”

Capsticks aims to be the firm of choice for organisations who work to make a difference. Our purpose is to be the legal advisers that clients want by their side, providing innovative and practical solutions tailored to our sectors’ unique challenges. Our lawyers work together as one team with similar values: putting people first, doing the right thing and always forward thinking.