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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 2022 Social Impact Report here.

Latest news

Anthony Collins Solicitors expands Church of England Diocesan Registrar work with new appointment

Kirsty Duxbury, a lawyer at national social purpose law firm Anthony Collins Solicitors (ACS) and Deputy Registrar of the Diocese of Blackburn, has been appointed as Diocesan Registrar of the Diocese of Worcester.

Monday 25 July 2022

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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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Latest webinars and podcasts

PODCAST: Harpur holiday pay – judgment published

In this podcast, you will listen to Libby Hubbard and Anna Dabek providing a brief summary of the impact of the judgment in the case of Harpur Trust v Brazel.

Friday 29 July 2022

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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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