Rebecca Pendlebury > Bevan Brittan LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Bevan Brittan LLP
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West Midlands > Real estate > Social housing

Bevan Brittan LLP advises a number of registered providers, local authorities and developers, offering a range of services, covering corporate governance, property development, financing, housing management and regulation. The team leadership in Birmingham is comprised of Sarah Greenhalgh, housing lead partner, and Rebecca Pendlebury, head of property. Adam Kendall leads the contentious practice and advises on health and safety issues. Ashley Norman, an employment law specialist, has a focus on social housing, advising housing associations on employment issues, typically post-merger or in the context of restructurings. Senior associate Emma Holmes is a key practitioner in the team, advising housing associations and local authorities. Legal director Louise Mansfield recently joined the firm from Pinsent Masons LLP.

West Midlands > Public sector > Education

The ‘commercially astute’ Bevan Brittan LLP education department has particular expertise in advising higher education clients on issues of a corporate and employment nature, as well as a range of others. Ashley Norman helms the practice, with specialisms in advising on employment, immigration and discrimination issues for higher and further education clients. Key contact Rachel Soundy, who has ‘excellent legal skills’, has considerable experience in handling higher education M&A work, whilst Rebecca Pendlebury is particularly familiar with mixed use regeneration schemes and other issues.

West Midlands > Public sector > Local government

Bevan Brittan LLP‘s key areas of work include disputes, managing the expiry of PFI/PPP contracts, climate change response, health and safety and children’s services. The practice is led by Ash Woodcock, who routinely handles public procurement projects, with Rebecca Pendlebury specialising in regeneration schemes. Adam Kendall strengthens the team with experience in commercial litigation, as well as health and safety and wider criminal regulatory matters, whilst Kirtpal Kaur Aujla‘s strengths include handling service restructuring and outsourcing, among others within the fields of education, leisure and health and social care.

West Midlands > Real estate > Commercial property: Birmingham

The ‘proactive’ Bevan Brittan LLP real estate department acts for local authorities, registered providers and universities on a broad range of projects, and it is particularly well versed in joint ventures. The team is led by Rebecca Pendlebury, who leads on local authority regeneration and development work and has considerable experience of the public sector; she is praised by clients as a ‘pleasure to work with’. Mark Robertson leads the property litigation team; he has extensive experience of development disputes, alongside notable specialisms in rights of light and telecoms site disputes. Emma Holmes further strengthens the team with her experience of regeneration and new affordable housing schemes.