It is anticipated that as lockdown restrictions ease, and particularly with children and young adults returning to education, cases of meningitis will start to rise.
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.
As we continue to emerge from lockdown measures and deal with local measures and the short and long term economic impact of Covid-19, local authorities will need to re-assess how services will be delivered for years to come.
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.
A recent increase in COVID-19 cases in the UK means new measures are being put in place in an effort to reduce the risk of a second wave. Whilst the impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt, it is important to remain focused on the sector’s road to recovery.
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.
Not only has the possession stay been extended until 20 September, the notice periods to be given to tenants has been extended in certain circumstances with some important exceptions.