In the fourth part of our series on contract management pitfalls, we look at the risks arising out of varying the terms of construction contracts.
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.”
A local authority recently received a "roasting" by the Pensions Ombudsman for their delay in processing an employee’s ill-health retirement pension, following her diagnosis with advanced cancer.
The Times is looking for three or four charities to feature in their editions running in December 2019 and early January 2020.
Cliff Mills defines and talks about the importance of social value in his blog, and its potential within Greater Manchester.
Following a power outage at Anthony Collins Solicitors’ (ACS) Birmingham office, our employees and partners currently have limited functionality, including no access to emails.
Joint ventures present an opportunity for housing associations to build organisational capacity, the revenues from which could help deliver on wider social housing commitments.
Residents are now unable to make applications to prohibit landlords from seeking to recover the cost of legal proceedings through the service charge on behalf of other residents, without consent.
Natalie Barbosa summarises some of the legal challenges facing fundraisers in the charity sector.
We hosted a breakfast roundtable with Insider Midlands magazine that had attendees from a range of organisations addressing housing needs in the Midlands. The discussion explored JVs in more detail.
The decision of the Court of Appeal in The Harpur Trust v Brazel & Unison has made clear that employers can no longer legally calculate part-time holiday based on 12.07% of hours worked over a year.
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