At Anthony Collins Solicitors, we firmly believe in continuing to develop our knowledge and encouraging progression within the firm. The latest success comes from Rebekah Sambrooks, a legal assistant in our PPM team. She has recently been appointed to the Mental Health Panel of accredited practitioners allowing her to represent mental health clients in all forms of tribunals.

Sheree Green, Court of Protection and Mental Health Lead, commented “Rebekah works alongside clients who face great challenges,  including the loss of their liberty. Access to justice is critically important, and Rebekah’s appointment will ensure that those who need it most will have the quality advice and representation they deserve.”

Further information

For further information about any of the topics raised above, please contact Sheree Green or visit our website.

Is £400m enough?
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The problems with co-owned properties and attorneys
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