CHIC are a consortium of 40 social housing providers who manage 250,000 homes across England and Wales.
The Consortium has appointed 17 law firms to a legal services framework worth an estimated £70m over four years. it is the first time that CHIC (the Central Housing Investment Consortium) has set up a framework for its members.
Helen Edwards, director at Kennedy Cater, the legal procurement experts who have procured the framework said “We will work with CHIC to roll out these benefits to all of its members … its so easy to continue returning to the same professional service but being stuck in a rut is not good practice… its much more effective to have a catalogue of trusted lawyers at your disposal…. it will make [your internal team] more efficient..”