Blockage In Partner Pipeline Could Drive Legal Sector M&A By Najiyya Budaly on Law360 Blockage In Partner Pipeline Could Drive Legal Sector M&A – Law360 Most sectors are ripe for consolidation, given the distress caused by the current economic downturn, but experts say that the legal sector faces another source of merger activity — partners […]
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Andrew Roberts gives his analysis of the current state of the law firm merger market in this article for The Law Society’s Managing for Success magazine. It has been 18-months (at the time of writing) since the country emerged from the third coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown, vaccination rollout started, and we were able to start working […]
WBW Solicitors LLP and Beviss & Beckingsale LLP are to merge on the 1st September 2021. WBW Solicitors have offices throughout Devon and Cornwall and Beviss & Beckingsale have offices in Devon and Somerset. The combined firm will have 12 offices and in excess of 300 members of staff. https://www.wbw.co.uk/wbw-merge-beviss-beckingsale/
Axiom Stone Solicitors and DWFM Beckman have joined forces to become Axiom DWFM. The merger will create a law firm with international reach to further support and service their existing and expanding client base. The combined entity has a team of almost 150 people, including 19 partners, located across several offices in London and Birmingham. […]
Award winning top regional law firm Harrison Clark Rickerbys (HCR) has completed its merger with well-established firm Hewitsons. The two firms will work together as from today (June 1). Managing partner Rod Thomas said: “We are pleased both that the merger has been completed successfully and that it has been received positively by the staff and clients […]
Law Firm Valuations “What is my firm worth?” is the question that we are most frequently asked when dealing with firms where partners are looking to retire – i.e: they want to be acquired. Almost all firms will survive the Covid period but once we are through it, we expect a lot of partners will […]
M&A for law firms in the current climate – Part 2. For firms who wish to merge post-Covid. Once the lockdown ends, I expect the M&A market to be very different. There will be a largish minority of firms who had the practice areas, systems and deep pockets to have come through relatively un-scathed, […]
M&A for law firms in the current climate – Part 1: For firms who are currently in discussions. Before the lockdown happened in late March we were happily working on 13 different M&A deals of various sizes and aspects but within a few days every single one of these deals was on ice because […]