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.
At Anthony Collins Solicitors, not only do we want to provide the best advice to our clients, but the best possible service too. Part of this entails ensuring that our processes and systems are user-friendly and provide value for money.
Our latest addition is a subscription to AssetCore. With the largest social housing team in a law firm outside of London, and ranked as one of the top 3 legal advisers to Housing Associations on capital markets deals by Social Housing Magazine, our team is driven to complete charging and funding transactions within client timescales. AssetCore enables us to streamline our internal processes, providing an even more efficient service to clients and helping to meet those timescales.
Ranjit Bassey, Partner at Anthony Collins Solicitors, said “We are always looking for ways to help our Registered Provider clients manage their transactions in a more effective and streamlined way. AssetCore’s platform is a simple solution to a common problem and enables our clients to provide us with all of the necessary information promptly, avoiding unnecessary delays in charging projects.”
For further information
To find out more about how we can help Registered Providers to manage their charging transactions, please contact Ranjit Bassey.
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