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Western Education & Library Board,
1 Hospital Road,
Omagh, Co Tyrone,
BT79 0AW

Telephone: 028 8241 1411
Fax: 028 8241 1400
Email: info@welbni.org
Textphone: 028 8241 1550

Legal and Insurance

The Board's Legal/Insurance Section has responsibility for the following discrete functional areas within the Property Services Department.

Land /Property

  • The management of the Board's land and property holdings in respect of matters relating to acquisition, disposal and leasing and reviewing the utilisation of its holdings


  • The management of the Board's self-insurance risk management strategy in respect of public and Employers liability risks. Commercial insurance policies are effected and claims managed to cover a wide range of risk for both the Board and the Trustees of maintained schools.

Legal issues

  • The provision of guidance, advice and support on a range of diverse issues affecting the Board, Principals, and Board of Governors. With interest in legal rights and statutory responsibilities threats of litigation have greatly increased giving rise to ongoing concerns by Principals and Board of Governors.

For further information please contact:

Executive Officer
Miss Margaret Doherty T: 028 8241 1380 E: margaret.doherty@eani.org.uk
Executive Officer
Ms Patricia Slavin T: 028 8241 1379 E: patricia.slavin@eani.org.uk
Senior Clerical Officer
Mrs Louise McBride T: 028 8241 1381 E: louise.mcbride@eani.org.uk
Senior Clerical Officer
Mr Niall Mullin T: 028 8225 5316 E: niall.mullin@eani.org.uk