From 6 April 2020, the practice direction that governs statements of truth for witness statements and statements of case is changing.
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.
At Anthony Collins Solicitors, we realise it is a challenging time for churches who will be supporting members of their church and its community.
The Government has published Guidance for landlords undertaking right to rent checks during the Coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic.
The Coronavirus Act does not change the need to comply with the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) or the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) regime.
During the Coronavirus outbreak, the health and safety of employees and members of the public are paramount.
The Civil Courts have now released a list of their priorities for housing enforcement work.
Following a fortnight of announcements and proposed legislation regarding employment and furlough, here's our latest update.
The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 will apply to all new specified tenancies from 1 July 2020 and all existing tenancies from 1 April 2021.
We've been producing ebriefings and advice about covid-19 where we can, and we've issued a lot this week. If you've missed any, we've compiled them here.
Late last night (26 March) the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) issued a guidance note regarding Court Service.