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Matthew Gregson

Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP

Matthew Gregson is a Partner at Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP – a specialist law firm working with public sector and third sector clients to improve the lives of individuals, communities and society. Matthew heads up the firm’s Employment Team and advises on a wide range of equality and diversity issues. He is often called upon to advise on high profile issues for clients and recent examples have involved advising on the occupational requirements in terms of religious discrimination; advising on the practical steps to take to avoid discrimination on the grounds of gender reassignment and defending discrimination proceedings in the Employment Tribunal.

Matthew has practical experience of the challenges in the sector having been a trustee of a local charity, a school governor, company secretary of a national charity and an elected member of a local authority.