From 6 April 2020, the practice direction that governs statements of truth for witness statements and statements of case is changing.
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."
At Anthony Collins Solicitors, we realise it is a challenging time for churches who will be supporting members of their church and its community.
The Government has published Guidance for landlords undertaking right to rent checks during the Coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic.
The Coronavirus Act does not change the need to comply with the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) or the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) regime.
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The Civil Courts have now released a list of their priorities for housing enforcement work.
Following a fortnight of announcements and proposed legislation regarding employment and furlough, here's our latest update.
The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 will apply to all new specified tenancies from 1 July 2020 and all existing tenancies from 1 April 2021.
We've been producing ebriefings and advice about covid-19 where we can, and we've issued a lot this week. If you've missed any, we've compiled them here.
Late last night (26 March) the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) issued a guidance note regarding Court Service.
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