As we enter a recession, we have been here before, and a key question is what did we learn and how can we benefit from that learning?
Sally joins the firm from Tyndallwoods Solicitors, where she was a partner for 26 years. She has worked in Children Law since the beginning of her career, with a particular specialism in Public Law childcare cases involving local authorities.
She joins a high-profile Family Law team at Anthony Collins Solicitors, with senior associate Jas Tamber leading the Birmingham Child Practitioners Group, and partner Alan Bean chairing the national Association of Lawyers for Children. Five solicitors in the team also sit on the Law Society specialist children’s panel.
Elizabeth Wyatt, partner at Anthony Collins Solicitors and head of the Family Law team, said: "Sally brings with her a wealth of experience and is extremely highly regarded within the family law field, due to her work representing some of the most vulnerable clients in her field. Her reputation for combining sensitivity with strong expertise will be a valuable asset to our child care team."
Sally said: "I’m very pleased to be joining the team. Anthony Collins Solicitors has always been committed to representing the best interests of children and their families within the Family Court, so I’m looking forward to contributing to that great work."
Chambers and Partners Guide 2012 describes Sally as being "held in high regard for her children law practice, and for her work on behalf of the most vulnerable clients."
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.
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.
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