From 6 April 2020, the practice direction that governs statements of truth for witness statements and statements of case is changing.
Our experienced commercial-dispute team provides support and advice to community organisations on all aspects of resolving commercial disputes.
We know at times disputes can arise and understand that when community organisations find themselves in the unfortunate position of being in dispute they need to find the solution that causes minimal disruption and avoids being too costly. We will work in partnership with you to provide clear and practical advice and to reach a workable outcome as quickly as possible.
We have extensive sector experience and knowledge and have worked with many social businesses to resolve commercial disputes. Whether you are a community organisation, co-operative, mutual, community-led enterprise, social enterprise or public sector spin-out we can work with you to resolve your commercial disputes and safeguard your organisation against the risk of future disputes.
Our resolving commercial disputes service
At Anthony Collins Solicitors, our specialist commercial dispute team works in partnership with community organisations to 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.
- Debt recovery.
- Employment disputes.
- Governance disputes.
- Professional negligence.
- Defending or bringing challenges to decisions of public bodies by judicial review.
We are committed to working with our clients to reach workable outcomes and find solutions that safeguard the organisations interests. We understand that dispute resolution can take many different forms and our advice is tailored to each client and their unique set of circumstances.
We work with our clients to seek resolution through mediation and to reduce the risk of future disputes arising. Our commercial dispute team regularly train clients on dispute avoidance and management techniques. One of our partners, Andrew Lancaster, is an experienced mediator, accredited by CEDR.
Ramjeet is currently on maternity leave.
At Anthony Collins Solicitors, we realise it is a challenging time for churches who will be supporting members of their church and its community.
The Government has published Guidance for landlords undertaking right to rent checks during the Coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic.
The Coronavirus Act does not change the need to comply with the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) or the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) regime.
During the Coronavirus outbreak, the health and safety of employees and members of the public are paramount.
The Civil Courts have now released a list of their priorities for housing enforcement work.
Following a fortnight of announcements and proposed legislation regarding employment and furlough, here's our latest update.
The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 will apply to all new specified tenancies from 1 July 2020 and all existing tenancies from 1 April 2021.
We've been producing ebriefings and advice about covid-19 where we can, and we've issued a lot this week. If you've missed any, we've compiled them here.
Late last night (26 March) the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) issued a guidance note regarding Court Service.
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