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Manches in Oxford announces upcoming seminars based on Social Housing issues including Successful Development, A legal update for supported housing and Streamlining the charging process.


[UKPRwire, Thu Oct 19 2006] Manches LLP – a leading law firm in London and the Thames Valley announces upcoming seminars based on the issue of Social Housing. The three seminars are to cover topics including Successful Development, A legal update for supported housing and Streamlining the charging process and will be held in October and November at Manches’ London office. For more information and directions please register at: www.manches.com/events/ or call Gemma Gardner on 01865 813657.

Social Housing Seminars in Oxford

The first Social Housing seminar, to be held on Tuesday 17 October covers Successful Development and will be delivered by Elizabeth Hussain, Partner & Head of Social Housing, together with Giles Clifford, Partner & Head of PFI and Dan Cowley, Solicitor at Manches LLP. The seminar aims to provide an introduction and refresher on key issues arising in RSL development projects, including a case study of real life examples and an overview of more complex procurement routes such as PFI and joint ventures.

The second seminar provides a legal update for supported housing and will be held on Wednesday 8 November. The presenters are William Downing, Partner at Manches LLP and Emma Davies, a Solicitor at Manches LLP. The seminar includes an update on disability discrimination law for RSLs as it affects them in relation to both their stock and housing services and also as an employer. Manches speakers will also give an update on the health & safety obligations of an RSL, including the new fire safety legislation.

The last of the three Social Housing autumn seminars will be held on Wednesday 29 November on the theme of Streamlining the charging process. It is to be presented by Elizabeth Hussain, Partner & Head of Social Housing, together with Shuab Mirza, Senior Valuer, Countrywide and Mike Dudman of Abbey National plc. The seminar aims to provide an overview of the charging process by focusing on the role and function of the lender, valuer and lawyer, including identifying their information requirements when dealing with the securitisation of housing stock.

For further information please contact Gemma Gardner on 01865 813657 or by email at gemma.gardner@manches.com.

About Manches LLP

Manches is an innovative and responsive law firm with offices in London and the Thames Valley. Manches focuses on a range of specialist legal sectors, including: Property, Construction, Technology Media & Intellectual Property, Family Law, Retailing, Publishing, Brand and IP Management and Life Sciences. Manches has been active in the London market since it was established in 1937. With offices in the Aldwych, Manches is in the heart of the legal community facing the challenges of a dynamic and competitive environment.

Manches Oxford office offers the full range of commercial legal services with a particular emphasis on the life sciences, publishing and IT sectors. Key practice areas cover corporate finance, intellectual property, commercial litigation, employment and commercial property. Manches acts for a wide range of businesses from start-ups to leading listed companies as well as high profile individuals.

Contact Details
Contact: Gemma Gardner (Marketing Executive)

Web: www.manches.com/events/
Email: gemma.gardner@manches.com
Phone: 01865 813657

Manches LLP
9400 Garsington Road
Oxford Business Park North
Oxfordshire
Oxford, UK
OX4 2HN

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