Penny DukesLegal Assistant
Assisting in areas of family and childcare.
My role at Anthony Collins Solicitors is to support fee earners in the team with attendance at CIC Reviews and other external meetings, obtaining legal aid on behalf of clients, taking instructions from clients and preparing documents for clients and court instructing Counsel at Court.
I have worked within the area of family law for over 30 years dealing initially with divorce, domestic violence and private law children act proceedings and more latterly also public law children act proceedings.
This ebriefing considers the Government’s proposals for challenges, as set out in Chapter 7 of the Green Paper entitled 'Fast and fair challenges'.
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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