Andrea WaddenLegal Assistant
I am a future trainee within the Governance and Commercial team, with a focus on environmental law
I am currently a Legal Assistant within the Governance and Commercial team. I have been working closely with solicitors within the firm to expand our expertise and influence in environmental law. I will be starting as a trainee in 2020 and hope to continue my work in environmental law.
I have a degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Toronto, from which I went on to complete my LLB at the University of Birmingham. During my time in Birmingham, I was the lead on a joint research project with the University of Illinois, focusing on biodiversity initiatives within the EU ETS, as well as being the coordinator of the Environmental Law Matters (ELM) pro bono group.
It has been another difficult few weeks for many of us, especially those who find themselves under tier 3 restrictions.
We have submitted our response to the White Paper Consultation based on the discussion held at the “Planning for the Future - what does this mean for affordable housing” webinar we held on Fri 9 Oct
Anthony Collins Solicitors is pleased to have been ranked as a Band 1 firm once again.
Since March 2020, commercial property owners and occupiers across many sectors, whether housing associations, charities, care providers or local authorities, have been impacted by the rules regulating how they deal with their tenants and their landlords. It seems each week there is a change in policy, regulation or legislation, governing how they must respond.
On 18 September 2020, the High Court gave its decision regarding the Judicial Review of Simply Learning Tutor Agency Ltd & Others v Secretary of State for Business.
A key element of the Bill is the establishment of a duty holder regime and requirement to maintain the ‘golden thread of information’ throughout the life cycle of high-risk residential buildings
We have been working with care homes to update their contracts and advise on the risks of charging the resident a regular “top-up” or additional fee where a resident is funded through NHS CHC
The parliamentary processes are complete and the Restriction of Public Exit Payments Regulations 2020 (“the Regulations”) which cap exit payments in the public sector at £95,000 will be in force from 4 November.
As the UK’s social housing sector recovers from the initial Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown, now is the time to focus on the challenges that may emerge next.
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