It is anticipated that as lockdown restrictions ease, and particularly with children and young adults returning to education, cases of meningitis will start to rise.
In the latest Chambers and Partners rankings, Anthony Collins Solicitors has maintained its position as a Band 1 law firm for Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant, Family/Matrimonial and Social Housing.
Lucy Worrall, who joined the firm in July, is ranked as a Band 1 Lawyer alongside Elizabeth Wyatt, Helen Tucker, Jonathan Cox, Peter Hubbard and Rankeshwar Batta. Jas Tamber and Natalie Singh join Victoria Jardine and Donna Holmes as Band 2 Lawyers.
- Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant
- Social Housing (West Midlands)
- Lucy Worrall
- Elizabeth Wyatt
- Helen Tucker
- Jonathan Cox
- Peter Hubbard
- Rankeshwar Batta
- Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant
- Social Housing (outside London)
- Social Housing Finance
- Private Wealth
- Jas Tamber
- Natalie Singh
- Victoria Jardine
- Donna Holmes
Associates to watch
Up and coming
Some quotes from Chambers and Partners include:
- Well-regarded team offering a wealth of expertise in a broad range of claims involving brain injury, negligent surgery and misdiagnosis. Demonstrates additional aptitude in handling human rights matters. Offers a comprehensive client service, including access to in-house qualified experts to advise on the medical intricacies of cases.
- Clients report that practitioners at the firm are "pragmatic and proactive," also noting that "they handle matters with great care and compassion."
As we continue to emerge from lockdown measures and deal with local measures and the short and long term economic impact of Covid-19, local authorities will need to re-assess how services will be delivered for years to come.
The Government first announced plans for a shared ownership right to buy in October 2019. At the time the sector raised concerns about the impact the plans would have on housing associations ability to borrow. An election and a pandemic later the Government announced, during the CIH Housing Festival last week, the return of the right to shared ownership as part of its Affordable Homes Programme (AHP).
Two final pieces of the possession jigsaw have been published on 15 September 2020. Mr Justice Knowles’ working group on possession proceedings has issued its guidance on the “overall arrangements” for possession proceedings.
One change proposed by the Building Safety Bill is the introduction of a duty holder regime, which will see statutory responsibility for the safety of higher risk buildings placed on key individuals
Throughout this pandemic, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has been publishing various “Statements on Coronavirus” (Statements) which provide guidance on consumer rights during this time.
A recent increase in COVID-19 cases in the UK means new measures are being put in place in an effort to reduce the risk of a second wave. Whilst the impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt, it is important to remain focused on the sector’s road to recovery.
Sometimes half an hour at a conference gives you the reality that has been staring you in the face all along. That was my experience watching “Change is on the Horizon”
Following our recent e-briefing on Possession Notices, Helen Tucker and Emilie Pownall from our housing litigation team discuss the impact of the changes on social landlords.
Not only has the possession stay been extended until 20 September, the notice periods to be given to tenants has been extended in certain circumstances with some important exceptions.
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