Luton Borough Council was prosecuted by the HSE late last year following an incident at a high school in which an assistant headteacher was attacked by a pupil and left with life-changing injuries.
Sarah brings with her over 20 years’ experience across both local government and social housing practice areas, specialising in local authority asset backed joint ventures and large scale voluntary transfers. She has also built herself a strong reputation as a leading expert in the emerging Community Land Trusts sector.
Sarah, who is Chambers ranked under social housing, will be joining Anthony Collins Solicitors’ local government team working with Partners Chris Plumley and Mark Cook, to provide innovative approaches to local authority regeneration projects.
Mark Cook said, “We’re extremely pleased to be starting 2012 with another addition to the firm. I’ve no doubt that Sarah’s strong background will help us further build on our local government offering and grow our client base in this already thriving practice area.”
Sarah said, “Anthony Collins Solicitors’ strong reputation for being leaders in their fields as well as their passion for social justice attracted me to the firm, and I’m looking forward to contributing to the great work they do.”
This ebriefing looks at the proposal to set out 'public procurement principles' in the proposed procurement legislation.
Happy New Year - our first newsletter of 2021! Throughout this year we will continue to bring you news and developments relating to the charities sector.
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
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