Anthony Collins Solicitors was founded in 1973 by Anthony Collins. His aims were to establish a Christian practice that helped serve the needs of the community. The organisation continues to be rooted in a clear set of values, and aims to make a proactive difference in society and within local communities. The firm works with co-operatives and mutuals, the third sector and public sector clients, and individuals. Based in Birmingham, it now has more than 20 partners and over 250 staff. Here, experts at Anthony Collins Solicitors offer a series of articles analysing and giving advice on a range of issues affecting the co-operative sector.