It has been another difficult few weeks for many of us, especially those who find themselves under tier 3 restrictions.
Ranjit is an expert in property law and joins from Shoosmiths where he led their social housing team. He specialises in regeneration and development projects and prior to his time at Shoosmiths headed up the in-house social housing property team at Birmingham City Council.
The social housing sector is of national relevance for Anthony Collins Solicitors and Ranjit’s appointment will further broaden the department’s offering. Joining a team of over 55 legal advisers, in his new role, Ranjit will be the lead contact for social housing property matters, working alongside partners Jane Trevithick and Jonathan Cox.
Jonathan Cox said: “Ranjit’s decision to join Anthony Collins Solicitors underlines the firm’s strength in social housing and comes on the back of other social housing lawyers recently joining the firm. We are delighted to welcome him and know that his specialist skills will be valued by both existing and future clients.”
Ranjit added: “Anthony Collins Solicitors has an excellent reputation in supporting communities across the country. I am looking forward to working alongside some genuine experts in the field and delivering advice to the firm’s solid client base."
We have submitted our response to the White Paper Consultation based on the discussion held at the “Planning for the Future - what does this mean for affordable housing” webinar we held on Fri 9 Oct
Anthony Collins Solicitors is pleased to have been ranked as a Band 1 firm once again.
Since March 2020, commercial property owners and occupiers across many sectors, whether housing associations, charities, care providers or local authorities, have been impacted by the rules regulating how they deal with their tenants and their landlords. It seems each week there is a change in policy, regulation or legislation, governing how they must respond.
On 18 September 2020, the High Court gave its decision regarding the Judicial Review of Simply Learning Tutor Agency Ltd & Others v Secretary of State for Business.
A key element of the Bill is the establishment of a duty holder regime and requirement to maintain the ‘golden thread of information’ throughout the life cycle of high-risk residential buildings
We have been working with care homes to update their contracts and advise on the risks of charging the resident a regular “top-up” or additional fee where a resident is funded through NHS CHC
The parliamentary processes are complete and the Restriction of Public Exit Payments Regulations 2020 (“the Regulations”) which cap exit payments in the public sector at £95,000 will be in force from 4 November.
As the UK’s social housing sector recovers from the initial Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown, now is the time to focus on the challenges that may emerge next.
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