The monthly round-up from the Anthony Collins Solicitors charities team.
The recent decision of Senior Judge Lush in the case of Re GM provides a window into the workings of a dysfunctional lay deputyship, whilst helpfully clarifying the threshold of “acceptable” giving from P’s assets. The continual reference throughout the court proceedings to what some may consider a minor or peripheral matter also reminds us that the aspects of decision-making which make the greatest difference to the day to day quality of life for P may rarely be the substantive issue of any proceedings.
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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.
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