Matthew was invited to become partner following a successful seven years with the firm. Working with clients in the Housing and Health & Social Care sectors, Matthew is well known for coming up with pragmatic and commercial solutions. For the past five years, he has been listed in Chambers UK as a leader in employment law and is described as having an ‘excellent knowledge of the voluntary and social care sector’.

Anthony Collins Solicitors has also promoted 11 other members of the legal team across the firm, with Emma Duke, Anna Dabek, Maria Ramon, Emma Young, Teresa Panther and Monica Macheng moving into senior associate positions. Gemma Bell, Simon Lee, Kate Jackson, Faye Biddle, Gayle Monk and Emma Riley have all accepted the role of associate in their individual teams.

Romaine Thompson, senior partner at Anthony Collins Solicitors, said: “The volume of promotions is testament to the hard work and dedication across the firm and is extremely well deserved. We are committed to employee development and growing talent internally.

We consistently receive high praise from our clients for our diligence and attentiveness; it’s people such as these who help us to ensure we deliver, all of the time.

The spread of necrotising fasciitis
The spread of necrotising fasciitis

Necrotising Fasciitis, more commonly known as the ‘flesh-eating disease’, is a significant medical condition that requires urgent treatment.

Richard Handley Inquest
Richard Handley Inquest

Many of us who have been following the unfolding Inquest, are not surprised that the Coroner found gross and significant failures on the part of those caring for him.

Recovery of fire safety costs from leaseholders
Recovery of fire safety costs from leaseholders

In all the action to remove defective cladding, leaseholders have been the elephant in the room. Whilst social landlords might have adopted a wait and see approach private landlords do not have that luxury.

Transforming Business
Transforming Business

We welcome the Labour Party’s commitment to doubling the size of the co-operative economy. We wholeheartedly support the ambition to grow this vitally important part of the economy.

Converting to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation
Converting to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation

It was first referred to in the Charities Act 2006 (which was subsequently replaced by the Charities Act 2011) but it has finally been announced that charitable companies are able to convert to a charitable incorporated organisation (“CIO”).

Impact of Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill
Impact of Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill

The Private Members Bill Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) Bill 2017-19 now has Government support and was debated at second reading on Friday 19 January 2018.