Anthony Collins Solicitors are delighted to announce that they have been ranked as a Band 1 firm in Chambers and Partners 2022 within clinical negligence: mainly claimant, family/matrimonial and social housing; and have once again been recognised as national leaders in social housing for the seventh year running.

Our other ranked departments include personal injury: mainly claimant, social housing: finance, charities, local government, public procurement and employment. Importantly we have a number of lawyers within the firm who have been newly listed and/or improved their rankings.

Band 1
Clinical negligence: mainly claimant
"Well-regarded team offering a wealth of expertise in a broad range of claims involving brain injury, negligent surgery and misdiagnosis. Demonstrates additional aptitude in handling human rights matters. Offers a comprehensive client service, including access to in-house qualified experts to advise on the medical intricacies of cases."

"They are incredibly knowledgeable and very caring in the way they support clients. They have a holistic approach and take the time to understand the needs of the client and family."

Rankeshwar Batta
"Rankeshwar Batta is not only a phenomenal legal mind and an excellent lawyer but is extremely empathetic and approachable. He will always keep us informed and make us part of the decision process."

"Rankeshwar Batta is experienced, canny and capable. He leads the team exceptionally well and is really client-focused." "He is very knowledgeable in his field of work and explains things in a very simple and concise manner."

Family/matrimonial
"Well-known team handling a range of family law issues, both matrimonial and children-related. Financial remedies team offers advice and representation in complex matrimonial disputes, along with valuable experience in financial forensic analysis. Highly regarded specialist childcare team supports clients in cases involving child abuse as well as domestic violence, with notable expertise in representing vulnerable individuals."

"It is always a pleasure to work with Anthony Collins Solicitors as cases are always very well prepared and clients' expectations appropriately managed. The support staff are also first-class and incredibly efficient."

Elizabeth Wyatt
"Elizabeth fights her clients' corner as best she can while remaining realistic and cost-effective."

Jas Tamber
"Jas has a brilliant understanding of complex issues and demonstrates that in the way he talks to you and his ability to come up with some really excellent analyses." "He has a meticulous approach and a down-to-earth personality."

Social housing 
"Offers a wide breadth of experience across the social housing field, calling upon a deep team of distinguished sector experts. Equipped to advise sizeable local and national clients, including a number of housing trusts, on sophisticated matters. Regularly provides property management advice and handles financings and tenant disputes, among other issues. Also notable for its advice on governance and corporate restructuring."

"They are really reliable and really customer-focused, and give very practical advice in a very timely way."

Helen Tucker
"She gives extremely good, practical advice."

Jonathan Cox
"He is determined, collaborative and very commercially minded."

Lucy Worrall
"She's very personable and takes a very pragmatic approach."

Peter Hubbard
"He is very responsive, proactive and supportive when issues become a challenge."

Band 2
Personal injury: mainly claimant 
"Birmingham-based team fielding notable experience in representing adult and child claimants. Acts on a broad range of catastrophic injury claims, including brain and spinal injuries, in addition to psychological damage. Advises on RTAs, CICA claims and occupational health matters."

"The team are very dedicated and diligent,[and] the solicitors at Anthony Collins Solicitors always have the client's interest at the forefront of their minds."

Chris Lloyd-Smith
"Christopher puts clients at ease but never loses sight of what they need on their particular case, combining his knowledge of the law with a realistic view of the matter." "He is detailed, pragmatic and quickly gets to grips with the most complex cases."

Social housing: finance 
"Acts for housing associations on the borrower side of funding transactions. Facilitates bilateral and syndicated loan deals, as well as large-scale property charging exercises. Also demonstrates expertise in capital markets transactions including bond issues and private placements. Equipped to advise on development funding issues. Offers further notable experience handling mergers and demergers between housing associations."

"They are great at keeping us informed of progress and flagging any issues quickly. Their knowledge of the sector is very good and means that we are able to rely on their expertise."

Natalie Singh
"Natalie Singh is responsive, absolutely on top of the detail, and makes complex matters less so."

Social housing: national leaders
"National reputation for work in social housing development and management, as well as corporate matters. Regularly represents a number of the largest housing associations in the UK. Key offices in Birmingham and Manchester."

Associate to watch
Alex Laud
"He's calm, well prepared, thoughtful and very reassuring for clients." "Alex Laud has an unflappable temperament which is ideal for dealing with the kind of high-pressure situations which often characterise care proceedings."

Ann Houghton
"She is forward-thinking and empathetic."

Sarah Huntbach
"She is remarkable and has a reassuring attitude with clients."

Victoria Fullilove
"She is very thorough, understands the issues and is good at understanding clients' needs." "She is extremely empathetic and courteous while having an excellent legal mind and attention to detail."

Other ranked individuals include Andrew Millross, Baljit Basra, Jon Coane, Matthew Wort, Maria Ramon, Mark Cook.