Natasha AltonTrainee solicitor
Trainee solicitor in the clinical negligence and personal injury team
I am a trainee solicitor at Anthony Collins Solicitors, having commenced my training contract in September 2019. I am currently undertaking a seat in the clinical negligence and personal injury team, assisting with a variety of clinical negligence and personal injury matters to help individuals receive access to justice.
I previously experienced a seat in the commercial property team, assisting with a variety of commercial property transactions including landlord and tenant matters. I also supported the local government team in relation to planning and highway matters. My first seat was in the charities team assisting with charity registration and governance issues.
Prior to joining Anthony Collins Solicitors, I worked as a childcare legal assistant for several local authorities assisting with a range of public law proceedings involving complex issues such as non-accidental injury, abuse and neglect. I also assisted with private law proceedings as a paralegal in Melbourne, Australia.
The Law Commission published its report on Technical Issues in Charity Law in September 2017 following a public consultation.
Changing charitable purposes and amending governing documents.
Charity registration financial thresholds.
One of the stated aims of the Green Paper is “to deliver the best commercial outcomes with the least burden on the public sector".
The proposals concerning dynamic purchasing systems (DPS) and framework agreements are the most disappointing aspect of the Green Paper.
Family team partner, Elizabeth Wyatt, is delighted to congratulate Kadie Bennett for attaining Resolution Specialist Accreditation in both children law - private and complex financial remedy matters.
On 11 February 2021, the Pension Schemes Act 2021 was given royal assent, setting out a framework for several major changes that will certainly be of interest to employers and pension funds alike.
Matthew Wort, partner, speaks on today’s Supreme Court judgment for sleep-in shifts.
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