NW housing association names five law firms to £330k panel

A Manchester-headquartered housing association has named five law firms to a £330,000 framework agreement for legal services.

Mosscare Housing set up the following lots:

  1. Property and development;
  2. Housing management;
  3. Employment law;
  4. Corporate finance;
  5. Governance;
  6. Commercial and procurement.

The successful firms were:

  • Croftons (Lots 1, 6);
  • Forbes Solicitors (1, 2, 6);
  • Hyland Legal (1, 6);
  • Ward Hadaway (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6);
  • Whiteheads Solicitors (2).

The award criteria for the lots were price (weighting: 35%); and quality (weighting 65%).

The framework agreement is to run for three years with a client option to extend for a further year.

It will be available to other members of the group: Mossbank Homes; Mosscare Developments; and Mosscare Shared Services.

The group owns and manages nearly 5,000 homes in Manchester, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford.

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