The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently made some noteworthy changes to its guidance around data subject access requests (DSARs).
We will provide you clients with prompt, clear and pragmatic support and advice if you find yourself in the unfortunate position of being in dispute.
We understand that when faced with a dispute clients you need to minimise disruption and contain costs to achieve the best achievable result. Our team can deliver these outcomes for you, whether you’re a social enterprise, co-operative, mutual, community-led enterprise, public-sector spin-out, tenant management organisation or values-driven business.
Our commercial-disputes service
We provide support for a full range of commercial disputes, including:
- contract and commercial;
- construction, repairs and maintenance;
- commercial property disputes;
- disputes between an organisation and its tenants/customers;
- insolvency and bankruptcy;
- IT and intellectual property;
- defamation and reputational damage;
- employment disputes;
- governance disputes;
- professional negligence;
- mediation; and
- defending or bringing challenges to decisions of public bodies by judicial review.
Our emphasis is on helping you to find the best solutions whilst safeguarding your organisation's interests. We recognise that successful resolution of disputes can be achieved in many different ways, including through mediation. Our commercial dispute-resolution team is able to advise you on how to reduce the risk of disputes arising, and we frequently train clients on dispute avoidance and management techniques. One of our partners, Andrew Lancaster, is an experienced mediator, accredited by CEDR.
A pragmatic and efficient solicitor ensuring clients receive effective resolutions.
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.
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.
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