My role

I lead the local government sector at Anthony Collins Solicitors, and work with a team of local government specialists and other lawyers across the firm to provide a full service offer to councils. We aim to work with councils as a trusted adviser, providing practical hands on advice, trying to apply the relevant legislation and case law to the circumstances our clients are facing, and working in an imaginative and creative way to achieve their objectives.

My experience

I have over thirty years’ experience as a solicitor and spent most of my career in the public sector, where I have been, amongst other roles, a chief executive, corporate director, head of legal services, and monitoring officer. I have been a partner in private practice since 2011, and specialise in local authority law.  I am in demand as a speaker and trainer in local government matters.

My specialisms

  • General local government law
  • Governance and constitutional matters
  • Investigations
  • Health and social care integration

My latest articles

Contracting with local authorities

If you are considering entering into a contract with a local authority, here are some key legal and practical tips for you to consider...

Mood music

We are three weeks on from the Brexit vote and life is starting to settle down, with some certainties starting to emerge. We have...

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