Winckworth Sherwood wins formal appointment to East Thames Group legal panel
Tue 01 Jul 2008
Leading housing law firm, Winckworth Sherwood, is pleased to announce that, following a recent tender by East Thames Group, the firm has been appointed to provide a wide range of legal services to the Group.
East Thames Group is one of the largest Registered Social Landlords in the UK and the largest multi-tenure landlord in East London and Essex. The Group owns and manages over 13000 homes in the region and has around 1500 new homes currently under development and a portfolio of 1000 units for temporary accommodation.
Winckworth Sherwood is one of the leading housing law firms with a strong, well-resourced social housing team that acts for more than 200 registered social landlords, including some of the largest housing associations in the UK. They advise on all aspects of social housing including acquisition, development and disposal of land and property, funding agreements, housing management, care and supported housing, governance and constitutional issues, organisational structure, statutory and regulatory compliance.
Commenting on the firm’s appointment, Winckworth Sherwood partner Sam Dighton who led the tender team said: “We are delighted to have been given the opportunity to develop and build our relationship with East Thames Group and are very excited to be working with the leading RSL in this area which has such huge growth potential."