Mischa HowellTrainee Solicitor
Trainee Solicitor with prior experience in housing litigation, commercial litigation and pensions disputes.
My Training Contract with ACS commenced in September 2018 after spending 17 months working as a Paralegal in the Corporate Litigation department. I graduated from the University of Birmingham with an LLB (Hons) degree in Law in 2015.
I am now enjoying my first seat as a Trainee Solicitor in the Employment team.
As part of the Corporate Litigation team, I acted for a range of Registered Providers in relation to the enforcement of tenancy agreements through possession claims and injunction proceedings. I also assisted with disrepair claims and commercial and property disputes.
My previous experience includes assisting in pensions disputes on behalf of national and multinational companies, including professional negligence claims.
How does a media-savvy employer ensure a season of festive cheer but without mishap, damage to their reputation or harassment and bullying claims?
Providers need to be alive to the risk of contractors becoming insolvent and how to limit the resulting inevitable disruption.
Housing associations must continue to deliver core functions effectively and compliantly notwithstanding the uncertainty over the standards to which you will be held in the future.
Over the last few years the meaning of “asset management” has changed from being all about repairs to understanding that assets might not stay in an organisation forever.
The Grenfell Tower tragedy has understandably prompted a fundamental reconsideration of how building safety is approached for High-Rise Residential Buildings.
Results from the latest three-yearly valuation of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) are starting to trickle through.
The potential for Brexit with or without a deal causes uncertainty, and credit rating agencies do not like uncertainty.
Let’s face it, Wills are underappreciated and often overlooked. In fact, around 54% of the British public do not have one!
A recent case throws light on the scope of the exemption for “land transactions” from the need for an OJEU tender process.
A leaked report into maternity services at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust revealed by The Independent has been described as the “largest maternity scandal in NHS history”.
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