The use of large up-front fees and disproportionate deposits has already resulted in significant cost consequences for one care provider.
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."
The government announced on 16 May that it will provide a fund of £400m to cover the costs of removal and replacement of cladding to high rise residential blocks which have failed tests.
Whilst some people are under the impression that preparing a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is simply a case of completing a form and ticking a few boxes, it is about far more than this.
A big fear for some people facing divorce and the inevitable carving up of the matrimonial assets. They seek assurances that such assets will be “ring-fenced” and retained for them.
Thinking about the legal status of being a cohabitant probably isn’t at the top of the ‘to do’ list.
When an individual is thinking about making a gift to another individual, consideration needs to be given to the Potentially Exempt Transfer (PET) trap.
We are now only a few weeks away from the biggest change to data protection laws in over 20 years. Are you compliant?
The tragedy, in this case, is that there were options readily available to the midwives that they could have used. This was not a case of having to go above and beyond.
Arising from the recent Family Division announcement, people who think they are legally divorced may in fact still be married.
The SCCS has issued providers in the scheme a series of updated and new documents in order to assist with their National Minimum Wage review.
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