My role

I work with a wide variety of education clients including Diocesan Boards of Education, multi-academy trusts, academy sponsors and schools. In addition to providing legal advice, I regularly advise my clients on strategic development, collaborative working and sustainability.

My experience

My wider experience includes advising local authorities, NHS trusts, charities and blue-chip, international companies. I've also held the position of head of legal services and monitoring officer in local government and have a detailed understanding of governance arrangements and decision making processes.

My specialisms

  • Education
  • Public law
  • Strategic development
  • Collaborative working
  • Sustainability
Appealing planning permission refusals
Appealing planning permission refusals

A recent study revealed that only 65% of appeals were allowed in cases where councillors refused planning permission despite planning officers’ recommendation for approval.

Strong Chambers UK 2019 Performance
Strong Chambers UK 2019 Performance

Anthony Collins Solicitors once again performed well once again in the latest 2019 Chambers UK publication across a range of sectors including several ranked lawyers.

Legal 500 2018 rankings announced
Legal 500 2018 rankings announced

With the announcement of the latest Legal 500 rankings, Anthony Collins Solicitors once again showcases leading individuals and next-generation lawyers across its sectors.

Academies Financial Handbook 2018
Academies Financial Handbook 2018

The Education and Skills Funding Agency has published its annual update of the Academies Financial Handbook, which became effective on 1 September 2018.

Coroner issues Rule 28 Regulation Report
Coroner issues Rule 28 Regulation Report

A coroner has issued a Rule 28 Regulation Report calling for hospital practices to be reviewed in order to prevent future deaths, following a fatal clinical negligence case.

I have been recognised for the work I do
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