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Anthony Collins Solicitors is a specialist law firm with a clear purpose – to improve lives, communities and society. For over 45 years we’ve been successfully combining market-leading legal expertise with a commitment to excellence and long-term relationships underpinned by a strong set of values. 

We:

  • are purpose-driven;
  • show respect;
  • build relationships;
  • demonstrate integrity; and
  • deliver excellence.

Founded in Birmingham in 1973 by Anthony Collins, we have pursued our social purpose through the work we do and how we do it. We are proud of our purpose and values. This is reflected in the clients we work with and the sectors we serve. We are now nationally recognised across our specialist sectors. They include:

Health and social care

An emerging leader, advising social care providers nationally, both in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors.

Education

A growing schools, academies, and Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) practice, with strong links to a number of Dioceses.

Housing

National, leading and multi-disciplinary housing association practice, advising on developments in national housing policy and regulation.

Charities

A top-five nationally-leading charities practice, with a specialism in advising faith-based charities.

Local government

Reputation as national advisers to local authorities and the wider public sector, especially in the commissioning of publicly-funded services.

Social business

A leading advisor for community regeneration and co-operatives, as well as for social enterprises and values-driven businesses.

Private individuals

Nationally, award-winning practice, advising individuals with critical events and those undertaking life-stage planning.

If you are interested in finding out how we can use our specialist sector knowledge, commercial acumen and legal advice to benefit you and your organisation then a member of our team would be delighted to talk to you. Please contact us.

A clear purpose…to improve lives, communities and society

You can read our 2020 Social Impact Report here.

Latest news

Anthony Collins Solicitors completes merger with specialist practice Jobling Gowler

Social purpose law firm Anthony Collins Solicitors (ACS) has merged with Cheshire-based specialist private client practice Jobling Gowler.

Friday 1 July 2022

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Social purpose law firm scoops award win for Business Support Champion of the Year

Laura West, office coordinator at Anthony Collins Solicitors (ACS), has won the Business Support Champion of the Year category at the Manchester Legal Awards, which were held on Thursday 9 June at The Midland Hotel.

Friday 10 June 2022

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Latest webinars and podcasts

PODCAST: Episode 4 – Hidden disability awareness: Mental health – A colleague’s experience with counselling

In this podcast, Puja Desai interviews Kimberley Foster and discusses her experience with counselling. This is a really helpful podcast for anyone who has thought about counselling.

Monday 13 June 2022

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PODCAST: Waiting for the Harpur holiday pay decision

Libby Hubbard is joined by Anna Dabek to explore employment case law and in particular to discuss the results from the Harpur holiday case, holiday entitlement, holiday pay and contacts.

Monday 11 April 2022

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