We hosted a breakfast roundtable with Insider Midlands magazine that had attendees from a range of organisations addressing housing needs in the Midlands. The discussion explored JVs in more detail.
The team, which is one of the most highly regarded in the Midlands, is expanding to meet the demands of the current market.
Liz Wyatt, partner and head of the family team at Anthony Collins Solicitors said: “Claudia will be a great asset to the team and provide a much needed resource for us. She has some great experience and a real passion for family law. Our clients will certainly benefit from her skills and enthusiasm.”
The specialist and experienced family law team advises individuals on matrimonial and all other forms of family breakdown. It has two qualified mediators that can help with negotiations and try to avoid unnecessary court proceedings and also has top rankings in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners classifications.
Claudia said: “I have worked in other areas of law but my heart has always been in family. Family law concerns real people and you can make a positive difference to people’s lives by being excellent at your job. I’m really looking forward to meeting new clients and progressing in my role.”
Claudia joined Anthony Collins in 2010. She previously worked in the corporate litigation team.
The decision of the Court of Appeal in The Harpur Trust v Brazel & Unison has made clear that employers can no longer legally calculate part-time holiday based on 12.07% of hours worked over a year.
Social landlords are seeing a rising number of Equality Act defences to possession proceedings. A recent Court of Appeal decision helps shift the likelihood of such defences succeeding.
On 31 July, the consultation period ended on MHCLG’s proposals for reforming the building safety regulatory system set out in the 'Building a Safer Future' document. We have submitted our response.
For decades now, fewer and fewer services provided by local authorities have been delivered directly by them. However, over the last couple of years, there are signs that this tide is changing.
The Government commissioned an independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 in July 2018. The outcome was published in May 2019 which highlighted areas for improvement.
In 2017, the NCVO commissioned a review of the tax reliefs available to charities. The brainchild of this review was published on 17 July 2019 in the form of the Charity Tax Commission report.
In 2014, the Charity Commission released its first guidance for charities on reporting serious incidents. The Commission has recently updated this guidance.
In the third part of our series on contract management pitfalls, we look at the risks and opportunities presented by instructing changes under construction contracts.
Our spotlight piece considers the role of a Senior Independent Director and sector best practice. We also explore recent developments in case law, regulatory and data protection updates, and more.
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