The monthly round-up from the Anthony Collins Solicitors charities team.
(Image: Natalie Singh, Partner, collects award)
Over the past 25 years, Anthony Collins Solicitors has grown to be one of the leading national law firms supporting the social housing sector. Some of the work that impressed the judges includes the delivery £1billion of funding work during the final quarter of 2016, supporting the housing associations participating in the Government’s pilot of the Voluntary Right to Buy (VRTB) scheme and establishing the largest joint housing association venture for the development of new housing (initial investment £160 million).
The judges commented on the firm’s purpose of improving lives communities and society, highlighting the ability for the firm to provide strong commercial advice to a range of housing clients, whilst focusing on the wider impact of the firm’s work.
Jonathan Cox, partner and housing sector lead at Anthony Collins Solicitors, said, “We’re really proud to win this award. It’s fantastic to see recognition of the hard work that the team does and the impact that this has for our clients and their clients in turn.
“Thank you to all our clients and everyone who has contributed to this team success.”
For further information about Anthony Collins Solicitors’ social housing work, please visit anthonycollins.com or call 0121 200 3242.
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