The European Court has upheld the long-standing principle that parties to a dispute should be able to choose their lawyers without having to go through a tender process (or use a framework).
The team are delighted to have been nominated as finalists for the LaingBuisson Independent Legal Advisor award.
The LaingBuisson Awards are in their 13th year of recognising excellence within the health and social care sector. The team will be judged against 7 other strong finalists on excellence in the provision of legal services to the independent sector (both for profit and not for profit) with a focus on relevant transactions, clients or matters (such as CMA investigations).
The winner will be announced on 15 November 2018, at London's Park Plaza Westminster Bridge hotel.
Matthew Wort, Partner at Anthony Collins Solicitors, said, "Being nominated is great recognition of the team’s hard work and dedication to providing excellent client service. Making the shortlist recognises the difference that our sector specialist approach makes to our health and social care clients, with whom we share their purpose of improving lives, communities and society.”
On 8 July, news broke of the staggering fine of more than £183m the ICO intended to levy against British Airways as a result of a hack that took place in 2018, compromising 500,000 customers' data.
The Government has been refused permission to appeal a decision ruling that transitional arrangements in public sector pension schemes are discriminatory.
The Lifeline Project was a well-regarded charity. Failure to carry out the targets within the contracts led the charity into insolvency and resulted in a personal, 7-year disqualification order.
Many local authorities have assessed that a trading subsidiary or trading structure could be beneficial as part of generating income or the service delivery matrix.
On 23 July, trainees from Anthony Collins Solicitors will host an ‘experience day’, which will involve various activities and presentations, with lawyers and non-lawyers from across the firm.
The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) has launched a new scheme specifically for charities and not-for-profit organisations who want to advise EU citizens on UK settlement.
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.
The Government has resurrected its plans to cap the termination payments for exiting employees in the public sector.
Under most construction contracts, the contractor takes on the ground conditions risk. However, a recent case has demonstrated that the risk can fall on the employer.
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