Law firm named as legal adviser to housing provider

Gabor Taller

Browne Jacobson has been appointed as legal adviser to Sanctuary, a housing and care provider.

The Nottingham-headquartered law firm, which also has bases around the UK including Birmingham will handle property, planning, and construction matters, both contentious and non-contentious, throughout a four-year framework which began in April.

Sanctuary owns and manages approximately 125,000 units, housing over a quarter of a million people. It constructs new homes nationwide for affordable rent, shared ownership, and sale, and offers accommodation for students and key workers.

Additionally, Sanctuary provides care to about 4,600 residents across 111 care homes and manages nearly 650 supported living services in England.

Gabor Taller head of social housing at Browne Jacobson, said: “Providing high-quality social housing is one of the biggest issues facing society right now, so we are delighted to be appointed by Sanctuary to support its mission to build affordable homes and sustainable communities where people choose to live.”

Jo Hodgett, Sanctuary’s head of legal services, said: “We’re driven by our mission and social purpose to provide affordable homes and sustainable communities where people choose to live. To best deliver on that mission, our values must be reflected not just across our own organisation, but also in the partners we work with.”

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