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Rose is a senior associate in the housing corporate and governance team and works out of the Birmingham office. She primarily acts for housing associations and community led housing providers, including community land trusts, on matters ranging from incorporation and registration as a social housing provider through to partnership working with registered providers. She advises on new group structures, strategic governance, board and executive training, governance reviews, co-operative and community benefit society law, general company law, charity law and regulatory queries, alongside drafting governance documentation.
With substantial experience across housing association mergers and acquisitions, amalgamations and transfers of engagement, Rose helps clients to grow and thrive by making sure their corporate structures fit with their strategic aims. She regularly provides training to boards and executive teams of housing associations on a variety of topics, including legal and regulatory updates, coterminous board training, corporate manslaughter, directors’ duties and responsibilities and good governance.
Rose is a co-founder and the co-chair of Women in Social Housing Midlands (WISH Midlands), a membership-based organisation which organises professional and personal development events for women in all parts of the social housing sector. She qualified as a solicitor in 2015 and joined Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2020 from another leading law firm in the UK housing sector.