My role

I am a solicitor in the built environment department at ACS, providing specialist advice to clients across a number of sectors, particularly schools, diocese, social businesses and local authorities.

My experience

I advise schools, multi-academy trusts, and diocese on academy conversions and other education related matters.

I also act for the firm’s social business, local authority and general commercial clients on complex property matters including high-value land acquisitions and disposals, lease negotiations, licences, commercial contracts and all associated general commercial property work.

My specialisms

  • Education
  • Social Business
  • Local Government
  • Commercial Property
Contract management pitfalls – payment
Contract management pitfalls – payment

In the second part of our series on contract management pitfalls, we look at the risks and opportunities presented by payment mechanisms in construction contracts.

Standard of proof in suicide cases
Standard of proof in suicide cases

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.

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