We have provided full details of our current professional indemnity cover in our Pre- Qualification Questionnaire (PPQ). The terms of our cover are reviewed annually.
3 Resources and Specialist Knowledge
Expertise and Structure:
Each of our departments contains specialist partner-led teams ensuring that we are able to resource high quality specialist knowledge and provide a comprehensive service to our clients. Further details of our Projects Team are set out at (3) below.
We are committed to anticipating our clients' needs and meeting them. Fundamental to this is the commitment of each team leader to understand thoroughly the priorities and business of our clients.
We have made significant investment in our information technology systems in order to give the support and resources that our lawyers need. Our systems enable us to transfer know-how into a searchable database using links to cases and legislation, to monitor workloads, measure outputs, and plan ahead more effectively. The stability and security of our system is of particular importance to our clients and to us
Projects at Anchor Robbins:
The Projects team is headed up by Jan Stephenson and brings together specialists in infrastructure, construction, energy, planning, and public sector. The team are able to draw on relevant expertise from elsewhere in the firm when required and hove exclusive access to a dedicated Professional Support Lawyer.
The team have had extensive experience in handling PFI (Private Finance Initiative) since its very beginning and have been involved in a considerable range of accommodation projects including schools, hospitals, courts, and light rail projects.
Note: legal executives are qualified to assist solicitors but do not practice as solicitors, procurement procedures, which may include use of a PPQ by which public authorities award contracts for the provision of public works, supplies, and services in accordance with rules and regulations.
Private Finance Initiative -PFI) - collaboration between government and private sector companies to fund and develop major public infrastructure such as roads, schools, and hospitals.
Ex. 3 Answer the questions:
What specialists work for a law firm?
What is the structure of a law firm?
What does Commercial Property area incorporate?
What does Company Commercial area comprise?
What does Private Client area offer?
What legal services are provided by a law firm?
What are the functions of the specialist partner-led teams?
Which idea illustrates the firm’s commitment?
What does the firm do to better technology systems?
Why are these systems of particular importance to the firm and its clients?
What projects are developed the Anchor Robbins?
Ex. 4 Use the following phrases in the sentences and translate them into Russian:
____________________________-to evaluate work done
Ex. 6 Fill in the gaps with prepositions: ____addition___, to be provided___ each of the respective areas, to provide legal services ___ clients, to be fundamental ___ ,to make investment___ information technology systems, to transfer know-how ___ a database, to be __ particular importance ___ the clients, to draw ___ relevant expertise____ elsewhere ___the firm, to have access ____, to be involved ___, to have extensive experience ___, to be headed___ ___ somebody.
Ex.7 Translate the following phrases into Russian and use them in the sentences of your own.
To be reviewed annually, to provide legal services, to understand the priorities of the clients, to monitor workloads, to measure outputs, to have access to a professional lawyer, to transfer know-how into a searchable database, to make investments into information technology systems, a range of accommodation projects, to understand thoroughly the priorities and business of the clients, to resource high quality specialist knowledge
Ex.8 Write down key words, phrases and sentences from each paragraph of the text.
Ex.9 Reduce the text to one fifth of its original length giving the most important information. Dwell on the structure of a law firm. Describe law firms’ practice areas and expertise
Make an outline of the text consisting of 5-8 sentences.