At Anthony Collins Solicitors, we firmly believe in continuing to develop our knowledge and encouraging progression within the firm. The latest success comes from Rebekah Sambrooks, a legal assistant in our PPM team. She has recently been appointed to the Mental Health Panel of accredited practitioners allowing her to represent mental health clients in all forms of tribunals.

Sheree Green, Court of Protection and Mental Health Lead, commented “Rebekah works alongside clients who face great challenges,  including the loss of their liberty. Access to justice is critically important, and Rebekah’s appointment will ensure that those who need it most will have the quality advice and representation they deserve.”

Further information

For further information about any of the topics raised above, please contact Sheree Green or visit our website.

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.