The Lifeline Project was a well-regarded charity. Failure to carry out the targets within the contracts led the charity into insolvency and resulted in a personal, 7-year disqualification order.
In an increasingly globalised world, the need for expert advice for clients to ensure that they appropriately protect their assets, their families have the right outcomes, and they steward their wealth through the generations has never been more important, making this course pivotal to providing the required level of support.
Lisa studied for the notoriously difficult exam alongside managing a busy caseload in the office, and ensuring that clients benefited from the knowledge that was developed and refined through the course syllabus and exam preparation.
Of her achievement, Lisa said, "The exam, although difficult, has added to my knowledge and confidence. STEP courses offer both academic and practical insight into meeting the needs of clients. Above all, I'm relieved to have passed!".
Donna Holmes, partner within the team, commented, "We are delighted that Lisa’s exam result recognises and endorses the clear knowledge and skills that she already demonstrates. We continually invest in our staff development, so we can continue to serve our clients to the highest possible levels. This is a significant achievement for Lisa personally, and we are delighted both for her, the firm and our clients that we can offer this increasingly necessary expertise".
On 23 July, trainees from Anthony Collins Solicitors will host an ‘experience day’, which will involve various activities and presentations, with lawyers and non-lawyers from across the firm.
The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) has launched a new scheme specifically for charities and not-for-profit organisations who want to advise EU citizens on UK settlement.
In the second part of our series on contract management pitfalls, we look at the risks and opportunities presented by payment mechanisms in construction contracts.
Under most construction contracts, the contractor takes on the ground conditions risk. However, a recent case has demonstrated that the risk can fall on the employer.
The UK Government has been consulting on how it should promote social value in its procurements. Here is our response that we submitted to the consultation...
The Tenant Fees Act 2019 came into force on 1 June 2019.
A recent case in the Court of Appeal will no doubt bring a sigh of relief for employers, but a corresponding sigh of disappointment may be uttered for equality and gender balance in the workplace.
This briefing assists response to the consultation paper by outlining the consultation questions, providing some background information and prompting some thoughts and potential answers.
A report published on 29 May by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found that since 2009-10, local government spending on services has fallen on average by 21% in real terms.
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