The Lifeline Project was a well-regarded charity. Failure to carry out the targets within the contracts led the charity into insolvency and resulted in a personal, 7-year disqualification order.
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."
On 23 July, trainees from Anthony Collins Solicitors will host an ‘experience day’, which will involve various activities and presentations, with lawyers and non-lawyers from across the firm.
The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) has launched a new scheme specifically for charities and not-for-profit organisations who want to advise EU citizens on UK settlement.
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This briefing assists response to the consultation paper by outlining the consultation questions, providing some background information and prompting some thoughts and potential answers.
A report published on 29 May by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found that since 2009-10, local government spending on services has fallen on average by 21% in real terms.
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