Currently, the law doesn’t allow a single parent with a child born via surrogacy to obtain a parental order, leaving their family legally vulnerable.
Rankeshwar, who co-leads the firm’s personal injury and personal planning and management team, has supported clients on highly-sensitive cases, many of which have attracted national media attention over the years.
His work in the past year has also included the creation and leadership of an ambitious CSR programme, FourCubed, which raised over £25,000 for 10 charities.
Rankeshwar said: “I am honoured to have been named Birmingham’s partner of the year, particularly as the judges recognised the shared leadership element to partnership which is at the centre of how we conduct business at Anthony Collins.
“However, I could not have picked up this accolade without the hard work of my immediate team and wider colleagues at Anthony Collins. We are passionate about working towards social justice and supporting some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in society. We are humbled to have been recognised for that.”
The Birmingham Law Society’s Legal Awards 2012 were held at The ICC.
The national study, Why Asthma still kills, involved a detailed examination of the circumstances surrounding 195 deaths from asthma in the UK in 2012.
Our Housing team are delighted following a formal tender procurement process to have been appointed to three lots under the new multi-million-pound legal services framework for The Riverside Group.
Necrotising Fasciitis, more commonly known as the ‘flesh-eating disease’, is a significant medical condition that requires urgent treatment.
Many of us who have been following the unfolding Inquest, are not surprised that the Coroner found gross and significant failures on the part of those caring for him.
Transferring out of SHPS will not be suitable for every housing association. So what should housing associations do?
In all the action to remove defective cladding, leaseholders have been the elephant in the room. Whilst social landlords might have adopted a wait and see approach private landlords do not have that luxury.
We welcome the Labour Party’s commitment to doubling the size of the co-operative economy. We wholeheartedly support the ambition to grow this vitally important part of the economy.
It was first referred to in the Charities Act 2006 (which was subsequently replaced by the Charities Act 2011) but it has finally been announced that charitable companies are able to convert to a charitable incorporated organisation (“CIO”).
The Private Members Bill Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) Bill 2017-19 now has Government support and was debated at second reading on Friday 19 January 2018.
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