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.

Standard of proof in suicide cases
Standard of proof in suicide cases

A long-awaited decision of the Court of Appeal has clarified that a lower standard of proof should apply than previously thought before an Inquest can return a conclusion of suicide.

Managing absenteeism in education
Managing absenteeism in education

In a challenging economic climate with continuing budget cuts and increasing expectations of staff, sickness absence remains an ongoing problem that is important to address.

Contract management pitfalls
Contract management pitfalls

Social housing providers will routinely have a number of construction projects underway at any one time. It is essential for client teams to understand and avoid key contract management pitfalls.