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Anthony Collins is well regarded for its extensive private client practice, receiving praise from a local source for being "very, very technically astute," and for having "an unmistakable integrity to what they do." The source observes that the team is "very client and results-focused in terms of delivering value back to the client," also mentioning: "There's a vein of integrity that runs through the firm that makes you very comfortable with them."
A market commentator reports: "They have got really lovely clients; they're known as a traditional private client team, they have a strong following and they're delightful to work with." The commentator adds: "We work very closely with them - they're very lovely to work with and they are really good private client lawyers."
Donna Holmes is noted by one legal source as being "particularly strong on the Court of Protection side." The source continues: "I would say she's leading the Birmingham market for Court of Protection work." Another local commentator mentions that she is "a real comfort to work with."
Lisa Whitehouse receives praise for her expertise in a whole host of estate and trust work. "She is incredibly studious with unerring client focus and is very supportive in the work we've done," says one market source. Another commentator remarks: "Lisa is very much up to speed offering excellent advice and adding real value. She has excellent empathy with the clients and can relate to their concerns when making, at times, decisions involving substantial wealth which they have worked extremely hard for." The commentator continues: "I do not feel Lisa has any weaknesses, it is a pleasure to work with her and it has taken me many years to find such a reliable solicitor."