The High Court has ruled that retrospective changes to the LGPS exit credits regime were lawful – and gave some helpful guidance around the new discretion to pay an exit credit.
Anthony Collins Solicitors is a values led business, distinctive in and passionate about the work that we do in our chosen sectors, one of which is social housing. Our approach is built upon long-term relationships with clients. Our Purpose is to “improve lives, communities and society”.
We are looking for a NQ Solicitor or barrister (0-2 PQE max) to join our Housing Litigation team due to the continued expansion of the team. This role will include case management of all types of housing litigation work, regular advocacy and providing helpline and written advice as required by our housing association and public sector landlords. Typical work includes claims for possession, anti-social behaviour injunctions and committals, disrepair claims and advice on all aspects of housing management law.
The team is flourishing and growing, and the workload has increased over the last year as our client base has expanded. As a result, there are exciting opportunities to build and develop specialism in this area, with high quality, interesting work serving our client’s communities.
Previous housing experience isn’t essential but some litigation experience would be an advantage. Of most importance is the ability to develop warm client relationships. We are looking for:
- Ability to communicate advice in writing succinctly in plain English,
- strong personal organisational skills
- flexibility and calmness and responsiveness under pressure.
- a strong team player who will be a good fit with the existing team of 9,
- commitment and interest in or to find out more about the housing sector,
- enthusiasm and ability to develop as an advocate
The appointed individual will join a firm that offers rewarding and meaningful opportunities for development, and where they will have a key role in the future of the firm’s housing team offering and contributing to delivering the firm’s Purpose.
Anthony Collins Solicitors is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
The Government has brought forward draft laws to allow independent schools to close the Teacher’s Pension Scheme to new joiners but to allow existing members to continue.
The Government has started consultation on the regulations providing the detailed framework for collective money purchase pension schemes.
In 2020 the court rules were changed to require that all residential tenants must be given 14 days’ notice of an eviction. What happens though if the eviction is cancelled on the day?
The new CHF is set to launch and open for applications with £4 million set to be allocated to community-led housing groups to support an increase the supply of affordable housing in England.
Doug Mullen and Michelle Knight discuss the recent judicial review of regulations changing the regime governing exit credits in the local government pension scheme.
In the Transforming Public Procurement Green Paper, the Government signalled its desire to increase its control over procurements by all contracting authorities.
Legal updates as the UK enters into stage 4 of the roadmap and legal restrictions on face coverings and social distancing are lifted.
EPC’s are not required to be served with a Section 21 notice for assured shorthold tenancies if the tenancy predates October 2015.
Anthony Collins Solicitors (ACS) is today (23 June, 2021) releasing its annual results for 2020/2021.