During the Covid-19 pandemic, much of the focus has been on shoring up existing delivery and, where possible, extending arrangements if it is not possible to re-procure.
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.
Following the end of the possession stay on 21 September, Helen Tucker & Rebecca Sembuuze from our housing litigation team discuss the most recent guidance, priority cases and what to expect in court.
Covid-19 has resulted, on the whole, in a marked co-operation between contracting authorities and their suppliers as everybody focuses on maintaining delivery as far as possible.
As we enter a recession, we have been here before, and a key question is what did we learn and how can we benefit from that learning?
The Government first announced plans for a shared ownership right to buy in October 2019. At the time the sector raised concerns about the impact the plans would have on housing associations ability to borrow. An election and a pandemic later the Government announced, during the CIH Housing Festival last week, the return of the right to shared ownership as part of its Affordable Homes Programme (AHP).
Two final pieces of the possession jigsaw have been published on 15 September 2020. Mr Justice Knowles’ working group on possession proceedings has issued its guidance on the “overall arrangements” for possession proceedings.
One change proposed by the Building Safety Bill is the introduction of a duty holder regime, which will see statutory responsibility for the safety of higher risk buildings placed on key individuals
Throughout this pandemic, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has been publishing various “Statements on Coronavirus” (Statements) which provide guidance on consumer rights during this time.
Sometimes half an hour at a conference gives you the reality that has been staring you in the face all along. That was my experience watching “Change is on the Horizon”
Following our recent e-briefing on Possession Notices, Helen Tucker and Emilie Pownall from our housing litigation team discuss the impact of the changes on social landlords.