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Free Legal Surgeries at CHIC Conference 2019

Posted by Tim Morel on Tue, Jun 04 2019 11:34:00

Wright Hassal, Clarke Willmot and Anthony Collins Solicitors are 3 firms from The Central Housing and Investment Consortiums (CHICs) specialist legal services framework, who are generously providing FREE legal surgery sessions at CHICs Annual Conference which takes place on 12th June at Sixways Stadium, Worcester.

The framework which includes a panel of the country's leading specialist law firms was established and is now managed by Kennedy Cater. It offers more than 200 fixed-fee deals plus hourly rates at an average 30% discount on firms’ standard charges. 

Twenty minute sessions on Housing Management, Procurement and Property & Development can be booked here:

 https://drive.google.com/open?id=1707r3ruQNElBSRZ2DCXQ1vIBB3_Sa_qQDYC1xawA3Qk

 

Procurement Law

Rebecca Powell – Clarke Willmott

The procurement law surgery is an opportunity for attendees to seek practical advice on all aspects of the procurement regulations. Attendees can benefit from advice in areas such as:

  • Single source procurements
  • Availability of procurement documents
  • Selection questions
  • Best practice at award stage
  • Equal treatment and transparency considerations
  • Standstill queries
  • Substantial change
  • Use of frameworks

 

Housing Management 

Mary Rouse – Wright Hassall

Delegates are invited to consult with Mary on any tenancy related matter including:

  • Fixed term tenancies – how to avoid effectively creating an assured tenancy at the end of the fixed term
  • Assignments, succession, mutual exchange queries
  • Ensuring compliance with the Tenancy Standard
  • How to end a tenancy after abandonment or death of tenant
  • The Private Rented Sector – advice for social landlords dipping their toe into this market
  • Rent reviews
  • Shared ownership – action for rent arrears
  • Recovering former tenant arrears
  • Any other tenancy related matter

 

Property & Development

Laura Moore & Emma Holmes – Anthony Collins Solicitors

ACS have a wealth of experience in advising social housing providers and in this surgery, delegates will be able to discuss issues such as: 

  • Commercial and residential leases and management agreements 
  • Commercial arrangements (shops, offices, telecomms)
  • Covenants on property titles (and how to deal with them)
  • Right to buy
  • Large scale stock rationalisation
  • Ad hoc stock acquisitions and disposals 
  • Meeting the regulator’s requirements on disposals
  • Auction sales 
  • Development of new units 

 


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