Trowers & Hamlins win a place on Historic England panel   


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International law firm Trowers & Hamlins has been appointed along with three other firms to Historic England's £2m panel.

The firm is a fresh appointment to the panel, and takes it's place alongside three others on a panel that was slimmed from its previous composition of 10 firms.

Historic England are the public body that helps people care for, enjoy and celebrate England's spectacular historic environment. Working with communities and specialists, Historic England share, knowledge and skills to inspire interest, care and conservation, so everyone can keep enjoying and looking after the history that surrounds us.

The panel will advise on a wide range of legal matters, including; planning and property law, property management, as well as commercial, procurement and subsidy control. Other projects may require advice relating to intellectual property, employment law, defendant personal injury, commercial litigation and judicial review.

The review was led by Historic England's General Counsel and Company Secretary Andrew Wiseman, and Helena Myska who provides shared services to Historic England and English Heritage as Head of Legal.

Andrew Wiseman said:

"We are excited about our new choice of legal advisors. Introducing Trowers and Hamlins as fresh appointees to our slimmed panel will enable us to seek a fresh perspective on a full range of legal issues."

Lead partner, Paul Scott of Trowers & Hamlins said:

"We are looking forward to working with Historic England. Our surroundings have become increasingly important in the challenging times brought about by the pandemic, and there is now perhaps a greater than ever appreciation of the value of the historic environment that surrounds us and what it has to offer. We are pleased to have the opportunity to advise and assist Historic England as they continue to work for the benefit everybody across the country." 

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