We are a nationally recognised education law firm with legal experts who are trusted by schools, academies, education providers and dioceses across the country.
We believe education is of fundamental importance for human flourishing and the common good. Our clients tell us that the service they receive from us is unique. We believe this comes directly from our commitment to the purpose of our firm: 'to improve lives, communities and society'.
Our goal within the education sector is not to maximise profit, but to become the leading national adviser partnering with individuals, organisations and policy-makers, to build a strong, more connected society.
Our dedicated team offers academy conversion services and annual legal support packages on a highly competitive fixed-fee basis, as well as general education law, employment and HR, and governance advice that's always tailored to the needs of your organisation.
Quite simply, we believe that the combination of our values and our expertise makes a significant difference.
Having Anthony Collins Solicitors as our legal advisers benefits TKAT in so many ways. Their education law team provide us with responsive, expert advice across the range of our Trust’s activities, from procurement, contracts, GDPR and employment, to admissions, child protection, land issues and anything else we might need. ACS have a strong social conscience: they do what is right. They understand our business and always respond quickly with pragmatic advice tailored to our needs. Quite simply, we trust ACS and we take action on their advice with confidence.Belinda Clack, Director of Business Development, The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT)
The quality of service we received was outstanding. A highly professional, yet personal service. I would highly recommend Anthony Collins Solicitors to any educational institution.Mark Heuston, Executive Principal, South Newscastle Trust.
Anthony Collins Solicitors has become part of our extended family, with support and service of the highest quality being offered to us and our schools and value-for-money and excellence at the heart.Canon Linda Wainscot, Diocesan Director of Education, Coventry Diocese.
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Multi-academy trusts (MATs)
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School leadership and governance
Data protection and information sharing
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A group of Anthony Collins Solicitors (ACS) experts from across our various client sectors have gazed into their crystal ball and given us a view on how 2021 is looking.
Luton Borough Council was prosecuted by the HSE late last year following an incident at a high school in which an assistant headteacher was attacked by a pupil and left with life-changing injuries.
Climate change and biodiversity is an area where significantly faster changes are needed on a global and local basis.
We now know what the short-term holds for public procurement at the end of the Brexit transitional period.
Following Katherine's "heads up" last week, the Government has now confirmed that for claim periods post 1 December, employers will not be able to claim for employees who are serving their notice
Over 100 trainees and future trainees from Birmingham joined the BTSS for a webinar to address concerns around training remotely and qualifying during a possible recession.
The Guidance for the extended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) was released last night on 10 November 2020. We thought we knew what we were expecting or so we thought...
Is it just me or are the updates and product launches of the of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme “CJRS” starting to resemble the seemingly continuous barrage of new and upgraded iPhones?
In this podcast, Alice Kinder and Hannah Bollard will look at the underlying legislation and share some practical, sector-specific tips for employers.
The freshly signed Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations (in force on 4 November 2020) raise as many questions as they answer.
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