The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently made some noteworthy changes to its guidance around data subject access requests (DSARs).
Anthony Collins Solicitors is a market leading firm within our specialist sectors. We have a national client base and a team of lawyers who are genuinely passionate about the work that they do. Our approach is built on long-term relationships and we can demonstrate this through a long and established client base.
Our housing association clients find themselves in a rapidly changing world. Alongside affordable housing, many are diversifying into open market sales and private rental markets, competing with traditional house builders in a highly commercial environment. Many are also involved in large-scale development and regeneration projects, and engaged in complex joint ventures and funding projects.
Our clients require decisive and commercially minded lawyers, able to offer creative solutions with a ‘can do’ attitude.
We are looking for two property lawyers, to grow and strengthen our highly-regarded team.
Solicitor- 3-5 PQE
We are seeking a property solicitor with good technical credentials and a passion for engaging in our specialist sectors, particularly housing and property development. Working within an experienced team with a keen focus on training and development, you will be able to grow your experience across a broad base of commercial property work including portfolios sales and acquisitions and property development.
Solicitor- 4-6 PQE
We are seeking an experienced property lawyer to deliver joint ventures, property funding structures, portfolio acquisitions and disposals, development and regeneration projects. We require someone who can influence through a commercial and pragmatic approach, and who can build and maintain strong relationships as a result of the high level of client contact required in the role. This is a great opportunity to build your career and expand your role within the firm and the sector.
We are actively seeking lawyers who will be our leaders of the future and within each role, there is the potential to develop your people skills through managing others.
Anthony Collins Solicitors is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Leader of the housing sector.
In the fourth part of our series on contract management pitfalls, we look at the risks arising out of varying the terms of construction contracts.
Joint ventures present an opportunity for housing associations to build organisational capacity, the revenues from which could help deliver on wider social housing commitments.
Residents are now unable to make applications to prohibit landlords from seeking to recover the cost of legal proceedings through the service charge on behalf of other residents, without consent.
We hosted a breakfast roundtable with Insider Midlands magazine that had attendees from a range of organisations addressing housing needs in the Midlands. The discussion explored JVs in more detail.
The decision of the Court of Appeal in The Harpur Trust v Brazel & Unison has made clear that employers can no longer legally calculate part-time holiday based on 12.07% of hours worked over a year.
Social landlords are seeing a rising number of Equality Act defences to possession proceedings. A recent Court of Appeal decision helps shift the likelihood of such defences succeeding.
On 31 July, the consultation period ended on MHCLG’s proposals for reforming the building safety regulatory system set out in the 'Building a Safer Future' document. We have submitted our response.
The Government commissioned an independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 in July 2018. The outcome was published in May 2019 which highlighted areas for improvement.
In the third part of our series on contract management pitfalls, we look at the risks and opportunities presented by instructing changes under construction contracts.