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Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP
B3 2ES

Work Department

Governance and Commercial


Partner and Head of Governance & Commercial department


For over 25 years, Mark has advised local authorities, housing associations and central government on collaborative working.  He provides strategic advice on models for transforming public services and is an expert in the area of social value as a core feature in public services procurement.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Public sector > Local government

Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP has a strong track record in reorganisations, the green agenda and numerous development projects in the education sector, and acts for notable clients that include key city councils. Matthew Gregson helms the practice, with vast experience in advising on senior-level departures and grievance and disciplinary issues within local authorities. Mark Cook is a key contact; his capabilities include handling joint ventures and income structures for councils. In addition, Sandy Munroe advises on local government property matters, such as disposals, the construction of new schools and regeneration projects, while Richard Brooks is experienced in working with clients on projects, construction, IT and energy matters pertaining to the local government space. Olwen Brown is recommended for her wide-ranging public sector experience; she has recently moved into a consultancy role at the firm. Associate Gayle Monk advises clients on various issues, including public procurement and subsidy control. In February 2022, Steven Brunning joined the team from an in-house role at Inzpire and Paul Slinger joined from Wright Hassall LLP, while in March of the same year, Claire Ward arrived from Herefordshire Council.