Following a highly competitive tender exercise, the social housing team at Penningtons Manches Cooper has won a place on the legal services panel for Midland Heart in connection with procurement and company secretarial work.
Midland Heart is a leading housing association and the largest housing and regeneration business based in the Midlands. They operate across 54 local authority areas, providing and maintaining homes for more than 70,000 people across over 33,000 properties.
Penningtons Manches Cooper has had an increasing focus on the Midlands area since opening a Birmingham office in 2019. Head of social housing Linda Storey commented: “We are delighted to have been appointed by Midland Heart and look forward to partnering with them to support their vision and social purpose."
Penningtons Manches Cooper's social housing team advises more than 70 housing associations, ranging from the g320 up to the G15. The team provides a complete range of legal services including property, construction, finance, corporate and commercial advice to housing providers. The team was shortlisted for the Best Legal Services Firm award at The National Housing Awards 2019 and is recognised by Chambers UK and The Legal 500 as a highly ranked firm for social housing legal advice.