National law firm Anthony Collins Solicitors to sponsor LLG Awards 2018

Publish date: 24/08/2018

Anthony Collins Solicitors (ACS) will sponsor the 2018 Lawyers in Local Government Awards in the, taking place on 9 November in London. As a provider of legal services to the local government sector, ACS is sponsoring the prestigious ‘Local Government Team of the Year’ award, which will be given to the local authority legal team that can demonstrate most creativity, innovation, knowledge, client sensitivity/responsiveness and contribution to corporate, diversity and community objectives. Head of Local Government at ACS, Olwen Dutton, commented, “Local authorities face constant challenges to provide services to their communities in difficult circumstances. They need to find innovative and creative ways to maintain service standards while reducing costs, and this award is fantastic recognition of their work. We work closely with Lawyers in Local Government to support legal professionals across the sector, and these awards are pivotal in acknowledging their work”.

Winners of Business Team of the Year and Law Firm of the Year at the 2018 Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards, ACS has national recognition across its specialist sectors, which includes work for local and national government. The firm's understanding of the complexities of local government law and the landscape within which councils operate allows ACS to provide a full service to local authorities who benefit from a team of specialist lawyers focused on delivering the project (rather than simply "legal advice") in a complex and, at times, challenging public environment.

ACS has active relationships with almost half of the principal councils in England and Wales, from large city authorities to small district councils and parishes local authorities across the country, and recent tender success saw them join the EM Lawshare and London Borough's Legal Alliance legal panels.

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