The Food and Drinks Heroes awards programme that supports and showcases particularly talented UK based food and drink entrepreneurs, is proud to announce Anthony Collins Solicitors (ACS) as a partner for 2022.
Celebrating its second year, Food and Drinks Heroes aims to improve on its already quickly established reputation for putting the best and brightest food and drink founders under the spotlight, telling the amazing stories of their entrepreneurial journeys and unique businesses. The largest manufacturing sector in the UK, food and drink contributes £31.1 billion to the UK economy, though a significant £18 billion of that sum is provided by the unique, but many businesses in between startups and bigger brands that make up 96% of the industry.
ACS is a multi-award-winning specialist law firm based in Birmingham and Manchester, operating for almost 50 years with a clear purpose to improve lives, communities and society. ACS advises a variety of individuals, businesses, not for profit organisations and local authorities.
With a plethora of awards under its belt, ACS boasts many individual award-winning lawyers, as well as commendations for the service of the firm as a whole. In Autumn 2021 the firm won Law Firm of the Year: The Independents at The Lawyer Awards as well as Family Law Firm of the Year: Midlands and Wales at the prestigious Family Law Firm Awards. In addition, ACS is a top tier firm in several categories in the Legal 500 and Chambers directories.
Founder of Food and Drinks Heroes, Francesca James, said: “I’m excited to be working alongside Anthony Collins Solicitors this year. Anthony Collins Solicitors has demonstrated not only its ability, but its passion for the individual. With the strong set of values that accompany the firm, as well as their extensive experience in so many areas, I have no doubt that we will succeed together in providing a platform celebrating the variety of talented and impressive entrepreneurs in the food and drink sector.”
David Alcock, partner in the social business team at Anthony Collins Solicitors said: “We are delighted to be partnering with the Food and Drinks Heroes Awards. We have supported a number of innovative and ethical food and drinks businesses, and we look forward to seeing more good practice and innovation as part of the judging.”