A Specialist Housing Court was first proposed a year ago, and the MHCLG has now issued a “Call for Evidence”.
Our experienced team of social business solicitors can advise social enterprises on every aspect of community asset transfers.
The number of community asset transfers out of the public sector to local charities and community groups has increased in recent years. Community asset transfers may involve the transfer of the management and ownership of community assets, such as town halls, community centres, parks, sports facilities, affordable housing and libraries.
Many services have been kept open and accessible to local communities and facilities have been refurbished as a result of community asset transfers and facilities have been refurbished, without community asset transfers many services are lost, which can have a significant impact on local communities.
Charities or community groups can take on the ownership or management of a community asset on freehold, long lease, shorter lease or a licence to occupy basis. There can also be linked service agreements, grant or funding conditions, and the transfer of staff to contend with.
Our community asset transfers service
At Anthony Collins Solicitors our experienced team of social business solicitors has been involved in many community asset transfers. We work in partnership with social enterprises or transferring public-sector bodies on all aspects of transfer, including:
- The negotiation of transfer terms.
- The community rights including “Assets of Community Value” and the right to bid.
- The most appropriate legal structure for recipients.
- Funding and community share issues.
- Working together and consortia.
- Intellectual property.
Construction and public procurement law specialist.
We have been recognised for the work we do
Despite vaccines being available, there are still thousands of cases of adult meningitis in the UK every year.
Anthony Collins Solicitors’ Social Housing practice are celebrating securing a place on One Manchester’s legal panel.
A recent ECJ case has concluded that statutory holiday entitlement will not automatically be lost at the end of a holiday year unless the employer has “diligently” bought it to the worker’s attention.
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has updated its guidance to Calculating the Minimum Wage in relation to sleep-ins.
A recent study revealed that only 65% of appeals were allowed in cases where councillors refused planning permission despite planning officers’ recommendation for approval.
This year’s Budget contained the news that the National Living Wage (NLW) will increase from April 2019.
Anthony Collins Solicitors once again performed well once again in the latest 2019 Chambers UK publication across a range of sectors including several ranked lawyers.
An employer may be held vicariously liable for acts committed by an employee in breach of that individual’s own tortious duties, which is a form of indirect liability.
With the announcement of the latest Legal 500 rankings, Anthony Collins Solicitors once again showcases leading individuals and next-generation lawyers across its sectors.
To receive invitations to our events, as well as information and articles on legal issues and sector developments that are of interest to you, please sign up to Newsroom.