Trowers appointed to housing and care provider Anchor's legal panel
Top 40 law firm Trowers & Hamlins has been appointed to the legal panel of England’s largest not for profit provider of housing and care for people in later life, Anchor.
Anchor provides retirement housing to rent and to buy, retirement villages and residential care homes, including specialist dementia care. In total, Anchor serves more than 65,000 residents in 54,000 homes across almost 1,700 locations. Its residential care services employ the majority of the 9,000-strong workforce, providing services to residents at 114 care homes. Anchor operates in more than 85% of local councils in England.
The new panel comprises: Trowers & Hamlins, Gowling WLG, Capsticks, Devonshires, Freeths, Howes Percival and Walker Morris. The panel will run for an initial period of three years and provide full service legal advice.
Emma Burrows, Head of Employment at Trowers & Hamlins, commented:
"We're delighted to be reappointed to the panel and continue our work for this fantastic client, supporting housing for older people. Anchor focuses on putting people at the heart of everything they do and this aligns with our belief that property can enhance people's lives and build sustainable communities. We look forward to supporting Anchor to meet the needs of older people in care homes, supported housing and integrated retirement communities across England."
Emma Costello, Head of Legal at Anchor, said:
“Anchor is committed to partnering with lawyers who not only bring their own specialisms and expertise to the table but also share our core values. We were overwhelmed with the response to our most recent invitation to tender and are delighted to announce that we have secured a new legal services panel with sector-leading advisers, supporting us operationally as well as assisting in the delivery of our progressive growth programme to continue to provide homes where people love living in later life.”