Corporate, Governance and Procurement

The Forbes team, providing Corporate, Governance and Procurement services is part of our wider Housing and Regeneration Group.

First and foremost we are specialists, a specialist team providing a first class service to registered providers of social housing (housing associations), ALMOs, local authorities, charities and other organisations in connection with: corporate or trust structures; interaction with governing bodies and regulators; development and review of policies and procedures; and procurement of contracts with commercial operators or other public bodies.

Our extensive expertise in all stages of Regulatory Crime investigations and prosecutions is always on call if needed alongside our specialists in Insurance and liability litigation.

Our team works with a range of public and charitable bodies nationally and provides advice and legal services in connection with:-

  • Constitutional documents - interpreting and amending
  • Group and other collaborative structures
  • Joint Ventures and Consortia
  • Interpreting and applying Regulatory Frameworks
  • Funding - borrowing and grant funding terms
  • Inter-funder agreements
  • Finance securitisation and charging

  • Regulatory compliance within sectors including social housing and charities
  • Data Protection and other information rights
  • Consumer Credit Authorisation

  • Investigations and prosecutions for Health & Safety, Fire Regulations and other regulatory crime issues
  • Advice on public and employer's liability

  • Procurement Law
  • Structuring Projects
  • PQQ and ITT documents and contracts
  • Procurement challenges
  • Service Level Agreements
  • JCT Contracts
  • Collateral warranties
  • Contract reviews and interpretation
  • Managing contractor default

Our Group is recognised in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as being leaders in the sector.

We regularly hold and speak at housing seminars, conferences and forums and write for the housing press as well as keeping our clients updated via social media.

We provide bespoke training for our clients and the housing sector to develop their teams' skills and knowledge base.

Our high calibre lawyers are solution focused and provide a cost effective, flexible and value for money service for your organisation.

Our specialism, partnership approach, "one-stop-shop" service, size of our team, quality of our lawyers and value for money approach is what differentiates us from our competitors.

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Housing & Regeneration

23 May 2017

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