Acuity Law welcomes Caroline Eaton
Caroline is an experienced and knowledgeable former local government solicitor, who, before joining Acuity, was Head of Governance and Monitoring Officer at the London Borough of Hounslow. In that role, she led on the transfer of the legal team to a shared service and subsequently managed the client side of the shared legal services contract as well as the Democratic Services and Equalities teams.
Caroline is well versed in advising senior officers and councillors on a wide range of complex and/or politically sensitive matters and ensuring lawful democratic decision making. She has also provided advice and representation to schools and a housing ALMO on a broad range of matters.
Caroline, as part of Acuity’s experienced public law team, is available to provide ad hoc or project based advice and support in respect of governance, democracy and compliance, the Monitoring Officer function, Code of Conduct and member training, public sector policy, the public sector equality duty and consultation, public service transformation, complaints, maladministration and the Local Government Ombudsman, licensing and gambling, and employment. She also has experience of health and safety, housing, prosecutions, and information governance.