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Bevan Brittan boosts Midlands social housing and property teams with double hire

Law firm Bevan Brittan has bolstered its property and housing team in the Midlands with two experienced hires.

Senior Associate Emma Holmes, who joins from Anthony Collins Solicitors, advises social housing providers on all property issueAman Guru Emma Holmes c 146x219s including stock rationalisation, right to buy and residential development.

Bevan Brittan said Holmes "regularly provides technical advice and training, and works closely with agents to bring stock rationalisation deals to the market and successfully take them through to completion". She also advises clients on large-scale residential development projects including joint ventures.

Aman Guru meanwhile joins as a solicitor from Gowling WLG. He is a social housing litigation specialist, advising registered housing provider clients on all elements of their housing management function.

Bevan Brittan said Guru assists clients in settling disputes, including anti-social behaviour, injunctions for breach of tenancy, committals, succession rights, cases for disrepair and general possession proceedings. He frequently advises on proceedings where there are mental health issues, human rights and discrimination.

Bevan Brittan Partner Rebecca Pendlebury, who leads the firm’s property practice in Birmingham, said: “I am delighted to welcome both Emma and Aman to the firm. They are a significant addition to our growing legal capability and bring with them considerable experience that will provide our clients with added depths of expertise and continue our commitment to excellent client service.”

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