The monthly round-up from the Anthony Collins Solicitors charities team.
This is an exciting time to join Anthony Collins Solicitors, winner of the Birmingham Law Society Law Firm of the Year (16 plus partners), as we continue our record-breaking growth through a succession of high-profile and ground-breaking projects with our clients.
We have an exciting opportunity for a lawyer to join our Governance & Commercial Team, winner of the Birmingham Law Society Awards 2018 – Business Law Team of the Year.
Within a fast-growing team of over 40 lawyers, you will work directly alongside our 3 Housing Corporate Partners on high-value and high-profile corporate transactions and governance projects for our housing clients. These are very large social businesses with asset bases of between £50m and £5bn and turnovers of between £20m and £500m pa, and have all of the demands of mainstream private sector companies, coupled with a strong social purpose.
As a pivotal member of that team, you’ll have a varied role, allowing you to use your experience to lead on medium to large housing governance and corporate projects (including mergers (and de-mergers), joint ventures, financing exercises, group restructuring and governance reviews), supervising the junior members of the team and building strong relationships with our clients via their Executives and Board Members.
Ideally, you will have 4 years + PQE in a corporate and/or a governance team (housing experience is not a prerequisite), and you should be skilled at engaging confidently with clients at a senior level. You will be a highly motivated self-starter and committed team player who has a proven track record of supervising and developing a team. You will build a strong and positive relationship with the partners in your team, Victoria Jardine and Gemma Bell, and Senior Partner Peter Hubbard, and other seniors within the Governance & Commercial Department, to support with client work and line management responsibilities.
As a values-led business, distinctive in - and passionate about - the work that we do, our purpose is to “improve lives, communities and society”. Our an approach is built upon long-term, high-value relationships with out “blue chip” housing client base.
This role offers an tremendously exciting opportunity for someone who has strong corporate and/or governance experience, is aligned with our social purpose and values, looking for long-term career development at a supportive firm with a national reputation for the corporate work we do in the housing sector.
Anthony Collins Solicitors is an equal opportunities employer.
In this ebriefing, we identify what we see as the key messages arising from recent prosecutions in the care and housing sectors.
A recent High Court case on costs could prove essential reading for clients who have cases in the magistrates' courts.
The employment and pensions team offer practical advice on whistleblowing.
Partners, David Alcock and Sarah Patrice, have been involved in reviewing the new Code of Governance for community-led housing, published on 21 May 2021 by the Confederation for Coop Housing.
Following the eviction ban being lifted on 31 May 2021 and further to our previous ebriefing, the new notice of seeking possession forms are now available on the Government website as Word versions.
The European Court of Justice's standpoint on the Wiener Wohnen landowning developer case, and how the level of influence over the work did not amount to a decisive influence.
The Law Commission's Technical Issues in Charity Law report revealed that many charities struggle with a range of technical issue in the law.
The Law Commission recommended four key changes to the law in respect of mergers and the incorporation of charities which we have detailed in this ebriefing.
Over the last few weeks, we have published individual ebriefings on some of the key changes to be implemented following the Government’s response to the Law Commission’s report.