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.
Victoria joined Anthony Collins Solicitors from a national corporate firm in 2004. She specialises in housing corporate services, advising clients including GreenSquare Group, Knowsley Housing Trust, Walsall Housing Group, Poplar HARCA and Flagship Housing Group. Victoria also advises commercial organisations on their engagement with the third and public sectors, particularly in relation to joint ventures, collaborations and partnering arrangements.
Romaine Thompson, senior partner at Anthony Collins Solicitors, said: “We are proud to welcome Victoria as partner in the firm. Anthony Collins has a deep commitment to expanding our offering in the housing sector, and solicitors of Victoria’s calibre provide valuable expertise. Victoria is very talented and enjoys using her technical skills and experience to support organisations in making a difference to housing provision in the UK.”
Victoria Jardine said: “I am delighted to have been promoted to partner. Anthony Collins Solicitors is a fantastic firm, and I look forward to working with the team to continue delivering the highest quality legal advice, and helping to strengthen communities.”
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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