Bevan Brittan has been appointed to the legal panel for Trowbridge-based Selwood Housing. The firm has a place on three out of the four panel lots.
Selwood Housing Group is a group of companies that work towards the collective aim of improving homes and communities. Selwood Housing is a not-for-profit housing association with over 6,000 homes available for rent at affordable prices in Wiltshire, Somerset and Bath & North East Somerset. The Learning Curve is based in Wiltshire and is part of the Selwood Housing Group. It delivers a range of courses across the South West which enable people to achieve their goals, move into employment and make positive changes. It has a strong team of friendly and supportive tutors who are experts at helping people grow their skills and confidence. Selwood Housing is also Wiltshire’s largest landlord of care homes for people with physical disabilities, mental ill health and learning difficulties.
The three lots Bevan Brittan has been appointed to are: Property, Housing Management/Litigation, and Finance.
Alison Buckingham, partner at Bevan Brittan who will lead the relationship with Selwood, said:
“We are delighted to have been appointed to Selwood’s legal panel. With so much demand for housing in Britain today, housing associations have a vital role to play and busy agendas ahead of them. We are looking forward to building a close working relationship with Selwood in the coming years.”
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