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.

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