Public Sector

Annette Wood looks after public sector work within Andrew & Co Solicitors. Also, she is a member of the employment and dispute resolution team, which works closely with the firm’s commercial client team.

Annette was admitted in October 2001, having previously qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives. She worked in local government (Lincolnshire County Council) as a Legal Assistant, Legal Executive and latterly Senior Legal Executive between 1978 and 1995. She subsequently worked within the Police Service and in private practice, joining Andrew & Co in May 2003.

Annette has undertaken a full range of local government legal work, including involvement in public inquiries relevant to compulsory purchase schemes and mineral extraction and drafting planning enforcement and stop notices. Related work included environmental prosecutions and judicial reviews, including a landmark case on the lawfulness of eviction orders obtained under the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994. Whilst in private practice she has provided advice to private clients on a range of planning issues, including potential breaches of planning conditions and enforceability having appeared in the High Court, County Court, Magistrates Court and Employment Tribunal.

To speak to Annette Wood, please contact her on 01522 512123 (Lincoln) or 01636 673743 (Newark).