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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."
Local authorities should be wary of reserving contracts for local suppliers, as recommended by Procurement Policy Note (PPN) 11/20. Other contracting authorities may want to maximise their use of this
Most housing practitioners have perhaps been waiting for this news since the latest lockdown was announced by the Prime Minister on 4 January 2021.
Climate change and biodiversity is an area where significantly faster changes are needed on a global and local basis.
Chris Lloyd Smith, Adrian Leonard and Lisa Whitehouse discuss the planning opportunities available to owners of businesses and how to prepare for unforeseen events.
In their 3rd podcast of the series, Chris Lloyd-Smith and Maria Ramon discuss a number of problems with and difficulties that can arise in mediation and the mechanisms they use to overcome them.
Our previous round-up began by sharing the news that two vaccines had shown very promising test results. Here we are, not even a month later, and the first vaccines have already been administered!
The Covid-19 crisis has demonstrated that there is great resilience and innovation in the housing sector across Greater Manchester, it has also brought shortfalls and other priorities sharply into foc
For part 5 in this series of short podcasts, Chris Lloyd-Smith interviews associate Kadie Bennett on how she has been coping during these unprecedented times.
The first report of Donna Ockenden and her team into the review of maternity services at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been published today.
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