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Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP

Family/Matrimonial

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What the team is known for

Well-known team handling a range of family law issues, both matrimonial and children-related. Financial remedies team offers advice and representation in complex matrimonial disputes, along with valuable experience in financial forensic analysis. Highly regarded specialist childcare team supports clients in cases involving child abuse as well as domestic violence, with notable expertise in representing vulnerable individuals.

Strengths

A source reports: "The team is strong, well supported and very able, with lawyers who are both pragmatic and realistic but also fearless in fighting their client's case."

"The children's team is excellent and would be my first choice in Birmingham," says another source.

One interviewee says: "It is always a pleasure to work with Anthony Collins Solicitors as cases are always very well prepared and clients' expectations appropriately managed. The support staff are also first-class and incredibly efficient."

Notable practitioners

Alex Laud is a solicitor who is rapidly gaining experience in family law and particularly in public child care proceedings.
"He's calm, well prepared, thoughtful and very reassuring for clients." "Alex Laud has an unflappable temperament which is ideal for dealing with the kind of high-pressure situations which often characterise care proceedings."

Christopher Lloyd-Smith represents clients in divorce and separation proceedings and is particularly praised for his mediation skills. He is knowledgeable in financial matters as well as child arrangement orders.
"Christopher puts clients at ease but never loses sight of what they need on their particular case, combining his knowledge of the law with a realistic view of the matter." "He is detailed, pragmatic and quickly gets to grips with the most complex cases."

Elizabeth Wyatt has a market-leading matrimonial finance practice that sees her regularly advising clients on complex financial remedy proceedings, often with cross-border aspects.
"Elizabeth fights her clients' corner as best she can while remaining realistic and cost-effective."

Jas Tamber is head of the children team and frequently represents parents and guardians in complex care proceedings, including those that relate to domestic abuse and non-accidental injuries. He has noted experience representing vulnerable clients such as those with serious learning difficulties.
"Jas has a brilliant understanding of complex issues and demonstrates that in the way he talks to you and his ability to come up with some really excellent analyses." "He has a meticulous approach and a down-to-earth personality."

Maria Ramon is a senior associate who advises on divorce proceedings with expertise in both financial provisions and child arrangement orders. She has experience in cases involving claims of abuse and domestic violence and is also a trained family mediator.
"Maria doesn't drive up the heat on a case but would rather negotiate and keep things out of court. However, if she does go to court she is excellent and knows her advocacy inside-out."

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Overview

Our focus is on:

  1. Matrimonial advice to professionals and business owners;
  2. Representation of children and family members in complex care and private law proceedings;
  3. Our growing mediation offering.

We offer high quality representation, on a full range of family law issues, to a high quality. We are respected for a supportive, sympathetic approach, working in partnership with the client, with the ability to negotiate a mediated settlement, where appropriate, rather than conflict in litigation. Our excellent reputation has resulted in the team offering advice on many complex matrimonial cases and specialist children matters.

We have a strong family team, larger in size and broader in experience than most of our competitors. We are the only firm in Birmingham offering high-calibre matrimonial and childcare expertise within the same team. We can draw on the expertise from other areas within the firm (business law, trust, property work) which provides an invaluable back up to the service we offer to our clients.

We serve fellow professionals within the business community, providing an efficient and valuable service in a pressured environment together with vulnerable members of society.




Family/Matrimonial

Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP

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Location

134 Edmund Street

Birmingham

West Midlands

UK

B3 2ES

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Family/Matrimonial


Alex Laud
Associates to watch
Christopher Lloyd-Smith
Band 2
Elizabeth Wyatt
Band 1
Jas Tamber
Band 1
Maria Ramon
Band 3