Anthony Collins Solicitors takes leading position in prestigious Legal 500 ranking


  • Midlands law firm takes top spot in West Midlands for social housing, charities, family, clinical negligence, and local government

  • Manchester office retains top 10 position in North West for social housing

  • 39 of the firm’s lawyers noted for standout contribution over the last 12 months

Midlands based social purpose law firm, Anthony Collins Solicitors (ACS) has been ranked as the leading firm in social housing, charities, family, clinical negligence and local government in the West Midlands as part of the Legal 500, the prestigious industry ranking of the UK’s leading law firms.

The firm has also strengthened its position in the West Midlands over the past year with the appointments of clinical negligence partner David Evison, as well as housing partner Emma Hardman. Andrew Dudley, housing sector specialist with over 40 years’ experience, joins the firm as a partner on 4 October 2021.

39 of the firm’s lawyers were noted in the listings for their standout contribution to the sector.

Rankeshwar Batta, partner and head of personal injury litigation at ACS, was again ranked in the ‘hall of fame’, which celebrates individuals who have received constant praise from their clients for continued excellence.

Peter Hubbard, senior partner at ACS, said:

“Our purpose to improve lives, communities and society has been a key driver for our team over the last 12 months, as we have strived to make a difference in what has been the most challenging of years.

We are incredibly proud to see our colleagues’ commitment recognised by a respected directory such as the Legal 500, because it reflects the hard work of all the team in supporting clients and organisations across the country.

Looking at the year ahead, Anthony Collins Solicitors will continue its social purpose mission, as we grow our team across the Midlands and the North West and deliver impactful results across all our sectors.”