Rebecca Hazeldine is an Associate in the regeneration and public services group at law firm, Geldards LLP, specialising in corporate formations, governance and commercial contracts. Rebecca advises on public sector projects across a number of sectors including local government, education, health and social care and mutualisation. She has assisted with the establishment of a variety of corporate entities, advising on procurement issues and drafting commercial agreements for a range of clients including local authorities, academies and free schools, charities, social enterprises, mutuals and NHS trusts.
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The ever-increasing pressures from budget cuts and higher demand for services means local authorities are continuously looking at ways of delivering their services more efficiently and cost-effectively while also seeking to ensure continued high levels of service.
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