Anthony Collins Solicitors is a specialist law firm with a clear purpose – to “improve lives, communities and society". For over 40 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, whose Christian faith motivated him to set up a firm to serve individuals and the community, our business started with a commitment to serve individuals and the community in a way not seen before. Since then, we have pursued our social purpose through the work we do and how we do it. We are proud of our purpose and of our 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.


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.

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.

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Euthanasia creep?
Euthanasia creep?

When the Mental Capacity Act was going through parliament, “pro-life” groups argued that the provisions around health and welfare and advance directives would be the prelude to legalised euthanasia.

Anything to declare?
Anything to declare?

The Charity Commission has recently published two pieces of updated guidance relating to safeguarding and serious incident reporting.

Service contract rescues – the dos and don’ts
Service contract rescues – the dos and don’ts

The news that Allied Healthcare is “actively exploring” the sale or transfer of its care and support services means the TUPE implications and risks need to be considered for any would-be buyers.

Investigating abnormally low tenders
Investigating abnormally low tenders

Following a recent case, the Court has clarified in what circumstances investigations into abnormally low tenders ought to be conducted.

Term-time workers – are they missing out?
Term-time workers – are they missing out?

Calculating holiday pay and entitlement is rarely a pleasure and almost always a chore! It would be wise to review the calculation of holiday pay for term-time workers.