Adriana KlincovaSenior Associate
Providing governance advice to Registered Providers
I specialise in social housing, property and asset finance and other aspects of finance. I have acted for UK and international clients including housing associations, corporates, public-sector borrowers, national and international banks and other funders. I cover, amongst other, project finance, property finance (both investment and development), asset-based lending and restructuring.
Originally from Slovakia, I have trained and qualified in the UK and previously worked for both a national law firm and an investment bank having acquired a wealth of funding experience. I have acted for both lenders and borrowers, including corporates and public-sector borrowers. I have advised on acquisitions, refinancing, property and asset finance and other aspects of finance and lending, with a special interest in the housing and healthcare sectors.
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.
A long-awaited decision of the Court of Appeal has clarified that a lower standard of proof should apply than previously thought before an Inquest can return a conclusion of suicide.
New regulations come into force on 1 June 2019, amending the Section 21 (s21) prescribed form template for use with assured shorthold tenancies.
In a challenging economic climate with continuing budget cuts and increasing expectations of staff, sickness absence remains an ongoing problem that is important to address.
Social housing providers will routinely have a number of construction projects underway at any one time. It is essential for client teams to understand and avoid key contract management pitfalls.
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