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Donna Holmes

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Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP

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Partner and Head of Personal Planning


Donna specialises in Wills, Estate Planning, probate, trusts (including Personal Injury Trusts), Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection financial matters (including Statutory Wills). Donna’s focus is on supporting families to build the best future for themselves and their loved ones – especially for those in positions of personal difficulty, disability or concern. Bringing her vast experience of Court of Protection and Personal Injury Trust issues and management alongside traditional estate planning experience, Donna’s advice concentrates on building a holistic and empowered outcome for families to build the future they want for their family.

London: Private client

Court of protection

Within: Court of protection

Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP is ‘one of the leading firms in the Midlands for Court of Protection work’. Sheree Green and Donna Holmes  are both ‘knowledgeable, punctual and display a caring and supportive manner with clients and explain matters to clients, most with learning difficulties, in terms that they will understand’. Senior associate Alex Elphinston ’s strengths are his ‘promptness, courtesy, communication, attention to detail and thoughtfulness about the many complex dimensions of a client’s life’. Green is a panel deputy and acts as professional deputy or attorney personally for around 50 clients including those who have been awarded substantial settlement in personal injury or clinical negligence actions. Other key clients include the Office of the Public Guardian.

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West Midlands: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP  is 'very sound and competent' and provides 'sensible instructions'. Donna Holmes  leads the team and works with 'diligence', 'tenacity', 'professionalism' and 'a true commitment to her clients'. She regularly advises on wills, tax and estate planning. Senior associate Alex Elphinston  is 'technically sound' and 'knowledgeable' and has 'very strong attention to detail'. Also recommended are: senior associate James Hall, who focuses on tax planning; senior associate Sheree Green, who focuses on court protection issues; associate Lisa Whitehouse is an expert in wealth protection estate administration; and solicitor Clare Burke, who advises on wills and estate planning.

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