It has been another difficult few weeks for many of us, especially those who find themselves under tier 3 restrictions.
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.
- 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:
An emerging leader, advising social care providers nationally, both in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors.
A growing schools, academies, and Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) practice, with strong links to a number of Dioceses.
National, leading and multi-disciplinary housing association practice, advising on developments in national housing policy and regulation.
A top-five nationally-leading charities practice, with a specialism in advising faith-based charities.
Reputation as national advisers to local authorities and the wider public sector, especially in the commissioning of publicly-funded services.
A leading advisor for community regeneration and co-operatives, as well as for social enterprises and values-driven businesses.
Nationally, award-winning practice, advising individuals with critical events and those undertaking life-stage planning.
We have submitted our response to the White Paper Consultation based on the discussion held at the “Planning for the Future - what does this mean for affordable housing” webinar we held on Fri 9 Oct
Anthony Collins Solicitors is pleased to have been ranked as a Band 1 firm once again.
Since March 2020, commercial property owners and occupiers across many sectors, whether housing associations, charities, care providers or local authorities, have been impacted by the rules regulating how they deal with their tenants and their landlords. It seems each week there is a change in policy, regulation or legislation, governing how they must respond.
On 18 September 2020, the High Court gave its decision regarding the Judicial Review of Simply Learning Tutor Agency Ltd & Others v Secretary of State for Business.
A key element of the Bill is the establishment of a duty holder regime and requirement to maintain the ‘golden thread of information’ throughout the life cycle of high-risk residential buildings
We have been working with care homes to update their contracts and advise on the risks of charging the resident a regular “top-up” or additional fee where a resident is funded through NHS CHC
The parliamentary processes are complete and the Restriction of Public Exit Payments Regulations 2020 (“the Regulations”) which cap exit payments in the public sector at £95,000 will be in force from 4 November.
As the UK’s social housing sector recovers from the initial Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown, now is the time to focus on the challenges that may emerge next.