Ian Marshall - Head of Legal and Support Services

Ian Marshall

Contact details:

Telephone: 01386 565470

E-mail: Ian.Marshall@wychavon.gov.uk

Key responsibilities:

The provision of legal & support services to the Council, including guidance & support to elected Councillors, and the management of the Council's Contact Centres.  Monitoring Officer under Local Govt & Housing Act 1989 – ensuring the legality of Council activities & dealing with any complaints about the conduct of Councillors. Data Protection / Freedom of Information – ensuring that the Council complies with its obligations & responds appropriately to requests for information.


1974 LLB (Hons) - Leicester

1977 Solicitor of the Supreme Court

Member of Law Society's Planning Panel

Legal Associate – Royal Town Planning Institute (LARTPI)

Diploma in Employment Law

Career information: 

Ian started his career in the New Towns movement – Trainee Solicitor with Runcorn Development Corporation. After qualification as a solicitor, he continued in Runcorn for 3 years & then moved to Worcestershire to work firstly for Worcester City Council (1981 - 1985) and then Wyre Forest District Council (1985 -1988). Ian joined Wychavon in 1988 to head up the legal team. He has continued with Wychavon since then although the duties & responsibilities attaching to the post have expanded over the years.

External roles:

Lawyers in Local Government (LLG)

Salary band: £65,043 to £71,658

Benefits: SMT car allowance, options for corporate gym membership.