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Trowers & Hamlins appointed to Orbit legal services panel

Trowers & Hamlins appointed to Orbit legal services panel

Top 40 law firm Trowers & Hamlins has been appointed to the new full service legal panel for UK housing group, Orbit.

The panel will run for a minimum of two years and the firm will advise the group on housing management, development and property, finance and treasury, employment, governance and corporate matters.

Orbit is a leading UK housing group, providing affordable homes to over 100,000 customers across the Midlands, the East and South East. Last year Orbit built over 2000 new homes and manages a portfolio of 42,000 properties; providing a range of maintenance and support services.

Sharron Webster, partner at Trowers who led the firm's team on their proposal, said:

"Having worked with Orbit for many years, this appointment is really exciting for us. As one of our most valued clients, it's fantastic that we are involved in advising on their new legal panel. Orbit are one of the country's largest RPs and their prestige focus on development has real synergy with our core values and objectives around real estate and housing solutions. We are looking forward to working on their forthcoming projects."