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.
Joining the 25-strong partnership this month is Jas Tamber, who leads on the firm’s children’s work. Jas has been instrumental in establishing the team’s reputation as among the best in the West Midlands. He is the convenor of the Birmingham Child Care Practitioners Group and a former Hershman/Levy Award winner.
Rated 'fantastic' by Legal 500 2013, Sally Jones moves up to senior associate having joined ACS in 2012. She manages the firm’s Legal Aid contract within the childcare team where she is a senior Children Panel lawyer representing vulnerable children. She also sits on the Birmingham Family Justice Board and Family Business committee.
Partner and head of ACS’s family law team Elizabeth Wyatt said: “Recognising outstanding legal talent is a major part of our commitment to providing the very best legal support to meet the high expectations of our family law clients nationwide.
“Jas and Sally are greatly valued members of our team and have made a huge impact. These promotions are well deserved.”
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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