Residents are now unable to make applications to prohibit landlords from seeking to recover the cost of legal proceedings through the service charge on behalf of other residents, without consent.
Anthony Collins Solicitors is a market leading firm within our specialist sectors; health and social care, charities and social business, local government and regeneration, social housing, education, and private legal services. Based in Birmingham, we have a national client base and a team of lawyers who are genuinely passionate about the work that we do. We all share the same purpose; to improve lives, community and society.
We are seeking a Solicitor, we suggest 1-4 years PQE, to join our Built Environment department to work across three of our sectors, Faith, Charity and Social Business. There will be a good mix of work enabling you to run your own files as well as support on the larger development projects.
You would be joining a team that is well respected and has achieved this by focussing upon understanding client needs and communicating with our clients in ways which are personable, engaging, insightful and, in written form, clear and succinct.
We are looking for you to have had some property experience, but the most important requirements are enthusiasm about working with our clients, a desire to learn and a willingness to understand the world from the client perspective.
Anthony Collins is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Property development lawyer and charity sector lead.
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