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We've got some exciting news...
As part of our expansion into the North West, our office in the heart Manchester, located on 76 King Street, is now open.
Partner Jonathan Cox is leading recruitment and day-to-day operations at the Grade II listed building.
"It is a privilege for me to lead the Manchester office and grow the second base for Anthony Collins Solicitors – a critical platform to further build on our social purpose mission. We are excited to be able to offer a point of difference to the Manchester legal market – actively recruiting like-minded individuals who are committed to improving lives, communities and society.
The firm has worked on a number of key projects that have delivered real social impact both in the North West but also nationally, so I am looking forward to welcoming talented individuals to the fold in this great city as we strengthen our presence here." Jonathan Cox, Partner and head of Anthony Collins Solicitors’ Manchester office
Joining our first senior hire, Natalie Barbosa, a senior associate and previous head of legal at children’s charity Barnado’s, is Catherine Simpson. Catherine joins as a senior associate and will focus on supporting housing clients and leading the housing governance in the North West.
"I have been in the legal profession and the housing sector since I qualified as a solicitor in 2001, and I have been committed to assisting Registered Provider (RP) clients to achieve social change and enable clients to deliver quality, affordable housing to communities in need. It is the perfect time to join the firm with its new office in Manchester’s prestigious King Street, coupled with the aim of delivering further social value in the North West region." Catherine Simpson, Senior Associate
Want to join us?
Please visit our careers page for more information on our current vacancies in Manchester.
Alternatively please contact our HR team by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Manchester office address is 76 King St, Manchester M2 4NH - visit our contact us page for more information.
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Please contact Jonathan Cox.
Our success so far has provided us with great foundations to build from, and we see this expansion into the North West as an important step in securing our position as the leading UK social purpose law firm. Having a second office will provide us with an opportunity to recruit more talented people who share our passion for change as we continue to grow, both financially and in terms of our social impact.Peter Hubbard, Senior Partner
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