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.
Our experienced commercial-dispute solicitors provide support and advice to social business organisations on all aspects of resolving commercial disputes.
We work in partnership with social businesses to advise and support them through the process of resolving commercial disputes. We understand that commercial disputes can be disruptive and expensive, which is why we work towards reaching a workable outcome that is cost effective and causes the least amount of disruption to your organisation.
Our extensive experience and knowledge of working with values-driven businesses within the social-business sector enables us to find the best possible solution when commercial disputes arise. Whether you are a 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
Our experienced team of commercial-dispute solicitors work in partnership with social-business 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.
At Anthony Collins Solicitors, we are committed to working with you to reach workable outcomes and find solutions that safeguard your organisation's interests. We understand that dispute resolution can take many different forms and our advice is tailored to each client and your unique set of circumstances.
Where possible we will work with you to reach resolution through mediation, our specialist mediation team have many years of experience of using mediation to resolve commercial disputes and one of our partners, Andrew Lancaster, is an experienced mediator, accredited by CEDR.
In addition to resolving commercial disputes our team will work with you to reduce the risk of future disputes arising and can provide training to clients on dispute avoidance and management techniques.
A pragmatic and efficient solicitor ensuring clients receive effective resolutions.
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.
Social landlords are seeing a rising number of Equality Act defences to possession proceedings. A recent Court of Appeal decision helps shift the likelihood of such defences succeeding.
On 31 July, the consultation period ended on MHCLG’s proposals for reforming the building safety regulatory system set out in the 'Building a Safer Future' document. We have submitted our response.
For decades now, fewer and fewer services provided by local authorities have been delivered directly by them. However, over the last couple of years, there are signs that this tide is changing.
The Government commissioned an independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 in July 2018. The outcome was published in May 2019 which highlighted areas for improvement.
In 2017, the NCVO commissioned a review of the tax reliefs available to charities. The brainchild of this review was published on 17 July 2019 in the form of the Charity Tax Commission report.
In 2014, the Charity Commission released its first guidance for charities on reporting serious incidents. The Commission has recently updated this guidance.
In the third part of our series on contract management pitfalls, we look at the risks and opportunities presented by instructing changes under construction contracts.
Our spotlight piece considers the role of a Senior Independent Director and sector best practice. We also explore recent developments in case law, regulatory and data protection updates, and more.
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