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We specialise in the sale and purchase of law and accountancy firms including solicitors’ firms, accountancy practices, financial advisers, licensed conveyancers’ practices, tax advisers, legal start-ups, lawtech companies and claims management companies, usually within a range of £50k through to £3 million.

Jonathan Fagan is the Managing Director of the Ten Percent group of recruitment websites. He is a non-practising solicitor and has been recruiting solicitors and accountants for over 20 years. All sales and purchase inquiries are handled personally and we do not employ sales people.

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We keep an updated database of law firms and accountancy practices for sale.

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100232North LondonSole practitioner based in an affluent part of North London looking for a sale due to retirement. £150k turnover, 30% Residential Conveyancing, 30% Commercial workload, 20% Wills & Probate and 20% Landlord & Tenant. Long trading history (20+ years) with no claims. Offices fully serviced and firm set up for remote working. Clients locally based and sourced from recommendations and enquiries. No staff for TUPE, CQS accredited practice and firm on Barclays, HSBC, Natwest, Santander and Virgin lender panels. Great potential to expand this firm or opportunity for a practice to set up a branch office. £8.6k PII. Owner happy to stay on in the short term as a consultant if needed.
100231OxfordshireSole practitioner based in South Oxfordshire looking to sell or merge in order to expand and increase turnover. 70% residential conveyancing, 30% wills & probate. Turnover c.£200k, profit c33%. Small staff, owner not retiring - looking to remain after sale/merger, claims free history. Local clients mainly. CQS accredited and on majority of lender panels where possible. Office based in good location, current lease expires 2023. PII premium (£30k) reflects amount of property work undertaken.
100230LondonDirector and staff at central London ABS firm looking to find a law firm to take them on. Turnover £300-400k, 2 solicitors plus paralegals/support staff. Strong following of 80-90% HNW Russian speaking UK and overseas clients. Solicitors prepared to be tied in for a period of time as required to ensure client retention. Firm available for merger, but issues with PII due to an outstanding claim and finances. Primarily conveyancing but also some family, corporate and litigation. Opportunity to get a functioning team of Russian speaking staff with own work (and a lot more in the pipeline) at minimal cost. Quick deal sought.
100229Hertfordshire/North LondonFirm on Hertfordshire/North London border (CQS registered) for sale. Two Partner practice dealing with residential and commercial conveyancing (80%) wills and probate (15%) and miscellaneous other non contentious matters(5%) . Turnover c£475k. Sale due to retirement of one partner. Second partner happy to remain for a while if required . Small support staff team. Work sourced mostly from old clients and their recommendation but also from various estate agents and mortgage brokers. No referral fees paid. Firm on all major lenders' panels. Clients mostly based in Hertfordshire, North London and Essex but not restricted to those areas. Offices are leasehold.
100228LondonUNDER OFFER City London Boutique practice. Construction, property, insurance, tax, family and immigration. 2 partners with 15 consultant solicitors and 1 paralegal. 2020/2021 turnover of £2,250,000 net profit before tax £700k. Merger or acquisition. 
100227SussexSolicitors’ firm – sole practitioner – based on the South Coast and looking to sell or merge. c£100k turnover (>50% reduction 2021 to £45k), clients are based locally, in London and further afield. Mix of work is c60% conveyancing (including small amount of commercial), c40% private client. Will bank c325. Seller retiring, but happy to remain as a part time consultant for a few years. Claims free for 19 years. SQM accredited. On a number of lender panels including Lloyds, Halifax, Barclays, Nationwide, Virgin and member of Lender Exchange. Seller owns premises and happy to provide lease if required. Reasonable offer accepted especially if a buyer can progress in the next 6 weeks (PII renewal date).
100226East LondonEast London law firm for sale. c£37-45k turnover, residential & commercial conveyancing, landlord & tenant, debt recovery, family and wills & probate. Two member practice, sellers flexible as to whether remaining involved. No staff for transfer. Low PII (£6.6k), flexible lease on serviced offices. No lender panels and no CQS. 9 year claims free history. Clients mainly East London based.
100225North LondonWell established North London solicitors’ firm with 25 years + trading history, looking to sell due to owner retirement. Conveyancing, Leasehold Enfranchisement and Private Client work. CQS and ALEP accredited, the firm are on the majority of lender panels, PII £15k pa. Turnover c.£200k. 1.5 support staff, no other fee earners. Significant high street presence - lease available if wanted. Owner looking to remain as a consultant for 3 years post-sale.
100222South EnglandWell established two office South England Solicitors’ Firm looking for a sale, merger or buy in. Turnover c.£2 million, profit margin c.15-20%. Team of c.25 staff members (fee earners and support staff). Busy practice with large caseload. Mix of work includes 33% residential & commercial property, 35% family/children law (includes publicly funded work), 25% wills & probate. Partner looking to retire. Firm on all main lender panels. Lexcel & CQS practice with claims free history. Clear indemnity insurer pay-out history of many years.
100221National (currently Cardiff)UNDER OFFER Cardiff based solicitors' firm looking for a sale. CQS accredited practice with full lender panel membership, Turnover c£120-140k, sources of work from referrers - local, national and international, owner can remain as consultant if required. 50% residential conveyancing, 40% commercial property and 10% wills & probate. No premises. Fully mobile.
100220LondonUNDER OFFER Solicitors’ Firm looking for a sale as a shell. SRA regulated practice, turnover c.£30k. No staff, no premises, one client with an office abroad, and a variety of requirements ie litigation, property etc. Also provides the firm with introductions to their clients. Seller also happy to forward on client referrals once the sale is complete. Full and clean claims history.
100219North West EnglandUNDER OFFER North West England CLC Licensed Conveyancers (Limited Company structure) looking for a sale, merger or buy in. Turnover c.£500k. TUPE - team of conveyancers, support staff and an office manager. Full & extensive lender panel membership. Referral agreements in place with estate agents with a national client base. Well established firm – mainly residential caseload but the firm also undertakes commercial property work. Premises available for lease or sale. Seller happy to remain for some time if needed.
100218LancashireWell established Lancashire based Solicitors’ Firm looking for a sale, merger or buy in. Turnover c.£400k. One partner looking to retire, the other to remain as a consultant. Small, well run practice with small staff for TUPE. Good claims history. Mix of Personal Injury work (75%), Conveyancing, Private Client and other (25%). National and local clients. Low PII premium. Firm is on selected lenders’ panels.
100212ManchesterManchester based Personal Injury and Immigration Solicitors’ Firm looking for a quick sale ideally - £40k sought, PII extremely low. Turnover c.£65k per annum, high profit margins. WIP plus office fittings c£30k. 70% Personal Injury, 25% Immigration. Partners looking to sell due to illness. Claims free firm. Owner not looking to remain involved.
100211North East WalesUNDER OFFER Small specialist Family Solicitors’ Firm in North East Wales with a Legal Aid Contract in place looking for a sale or merger. Well established firm with existing sources of work transferring to the buyer. Small TUPE staff. Owner happy to remain as a consultant. 80% legal aid work, 20% privately funded. Owner happy to remain as a consultant.
100209NottinghamLexcel & CQS accredited Nottingham Solicitors’ Firm looking for a sale due to retirement. Well established and claims free business with a c£750k turnover and strong profit margin. Leased offices, small team of staff for TUPE, 1,500 active files and links to estate agents for work. Local clients and some national. Caseload of Residential Conveyancing, Commercial Property, Wills & Probate. Sellers happy to stay on in medium term as required.
100208HertfordshireHertfordshire CLC Regulated Licensed Conveyancers Firm with a £400k+ turnover and c50% profit margins looking for a sale or merger due to retirement of a partner. Small staff for TUPE, clients from recommendations and website. No claims. Active client database. Firm handles residential conveyancing with a small caseload of commercial conveyancing. Paperless office and no long term lease commitment. Firm is on the panel for all mainstream mortgage lenders, LMS and lender exchange. Busy property firm with lots of potential.
100205South West LondonSouth West London solicitors’ firm operating as a partnership looking for either a buy-in from potential future partners or a sale/merger. Turnover c.£250-360k, profit margin 30%+. No staff. Asset-free sale. Work mainly conveyancing and wills & probate. Also other work in commercial, employment and civil litigation. Clients are locally based. Partners willing to stay on in the short term for hand over. Practice ripe for development. Claims free history.
100204StaffordshireWell established solicitors’ firm in Stoke on Trent area looking for a sale or merger. Turnover c.£500k, profit margin 20%. Staff team for TUPE. Multi-office practice with both freehold and leasehold office premises. Work mix includes personal injury, clinical negligence, conveyancing, family, employment and wills & probate. Client sources mainly from website, repeat and recommendation. Clients located in the Stoke area and nationwide. Partners willing to stay on as consultants. Claims free history.
100202HertfordshireSmall general practice for sale based in Hertfordshire specialising in Commercial & Residential Conveyancing and Private Client with a small amount of litigation. SRA regulated, limited company structure. Looking to either sell the company or alternatively merge or take on additional partners. £400k turnover, c.33% profit margin, TUPE team of staff, referral arrangements in place, claim free history, owner retiring but happy to stay on as a consultant or operating practice as a branch office. Sensible offers for purchase, merger or partnership welcomed. Usual lender panel membership.
100201SurreyCLC licensed law firm based in Surrey looking for a sale due to retirement. Owner happy to stay on in short term for smooth handover. Turnover c£400k, profit £140k. Small team for TUPE, clients mainly from referrals (no paid) or repeat business. Database of 6,000+ clients, 4,000 will bank. Clients located mainly in Surrey, Hampshire and Berkshire. Work types are Residential Conveyancing, Wills & Probate and some Commercial Property matters.
100199LondonCentral London Solicitors’ Firm looking for a sale. Sole practitioner. Caseload is mainly commercial and residential property, landlord & tenant, retail, lease extension, collective enfranchisement, auctions and probate. Clients mainly from personal recommendation. Small staff for TUPE. Turnover & profit £tbc. Smaller sized, well established practice. Partner happy to continue as a consultant on a part time basis. Claims free history.
100198SW LondonWell established sole practitioner solicitors’ firm in South West London looking for a sale. £100k turnover, 75% profit margin, no staff for TUPE, 25-30 files. Mix of work is conveyancing, residential and commercial leases, family, housing, employment, immigration, general business, litigation and a little bit of all areas. No legal aid. Clients based in and around London. Source of work is walk in trade and personal referral. Seller happy to remain a consultant as required. Looking to retire longer term.
100197Dublin, IrelandWell established Dublin solicitors’ firm for sale. Sole practitioner looking to sell a profitable practice with onsite car parking situated in close proximity to the courts and the airport.  Leasehold premises (long term lease available). General practice firm with external consultants handling work as required. Turnover c€300-400k with a profit margin of c.40-50%. Areas of law include Probate & Estates, Conveyancing, Litigation, Commercial, Landlord and Tenant and Family. Excellent location without local competition. Lots of goodwill, no marketing needed at present – the firm have to turn work away. Significant potential to grow the business and expand. Client sources are referrals, auctioneers and other professional contacts. Mainly local clients but some national and international work as well. Large will bank. Owner looking to pursue other interests.
100196aNationalLaw firm franchises for sale across the UK from just £35k. Solicitors firm with SRA consent to offer franchises in suitable locations across the UK. Prices start from just £35k plus royalties and come with full support. Suitable for anyone looking to quickly establish a law firm in any location. Interested Parties must fulfill the basic criteria in having at least 3 years post qualification experience (PQE) in any discipline.
100196West YorkshireUNDER OFFER West Yorkshire Solicitors firm for sale. £200k turnover, £57k profit, no TUPE staff (remaining fee earners are consultants) and a local West Yorkshire client base. Work includes Commercial Property, Business Sales & Purchase, Personal Injury and General Litigation. Fairly well established practice with no claims history. Director looking to remain as consultant. No lease. Offers invited.
100194BedfordshireWell established Bedfordshire Solicitors' firm, SRA regulated, looking for a sale. Support staff plus a sole practitioner specialising in private family law (no legal aid) with a turnover of c£170k and profit £75k. Seller looking for a clean break and invites sensible offers. Happy to stay for a transition period. Clients mainly local. Continuation of lease on office available.
100192BristolA very well established law firm based in the Bristol area looking for a sale. £800k turnover, multi-office practice. Owner ideally looking to retire. Mix of Conveyancing, Wills & Probate and Family Law work. Leasehold offices. Support staff and fee earners to come with the practice.
100191LondonSmall solicitors’ firm £125k turnover looking for a merger or investment opportunities to grow the existing UK and international client base. Niche energy and infrastructure practice encompassing corporate/commercial and commercial property based in central London. Ideally looking for a merger with another law firm or input from another potential partner or investor to expand either in the same field or new areas. Owner looking to stay in the practice.
100187NationalSpecialist family law practice with a national client base looking to merge or bolt on with a larger practice. Family legal aid contract in place, turnover c£400k. Staff team transfer, 400+ live files. Will bank of over 800 wills, split of work is Divorce 35%, Children 40%, Wills & Probate 20%, Contested Probate 5%. Owner happy to sell the practice or alternatively will consider a merger and partnership/consultancy.
100185South West EnglandConsistently profitable niche Litigation firm with regular supply of clients from external sources coupled with internet marketing, looking to take on a partner with a buy in and transfer of equity. Will consider immediate outright sale. A great opportunity for someone to take a practice in the direction they want and to run it as they wish. Not interested in selling to a law firm or merging. Seller will stay on as required. c £300k turnover. South West England location.
100181East YorkshireSolicitors firm based in East Yorkshire looking to merge with another practice. Existing staff will stay with the practice, owner moving overseas. Mix of work family law (no children), conveyancing, wills, probate and powers of attorney, civil litigation, personal injury, medical negligence and criminal injuries compensation. Turnover c£120k. There are claims outstanding, although PII remains fairly low at £10k. Also interested in finding a partner willing to join.
100176North LondonSolicitors’ firm based in North London looking for a sale or merger. High street firm, extremely well established for almost 100 years, most work via recommendations. Mix of files including general civil litigation, landlord & tenant (both contentious and non-contentious), residential & commercial conveyancing and company commercial. TUPE staff and assets included. Partners happy to remain for the medium term as required. Low PII. Turnover c£600k, profit margin 28%. Good opportunity to purchase a very stable business with extensive network of work.
100170LondonSole Practitioner Solicitor’s firm for sale in central London. Turnover c£160-180k with 60% profit margin. 2/3 client base is located in London, work is privately funded crime (40%), family (40%), lorry recovery and extradition. TUPE staff. Owner looking for sale as moving overseas.
100169East AngliaUNDER OFFER Solicitors Firm in East Anglia for sale. Sole practitioner retiring. Turnover c£250-300k. Staff for TUPE and smooth handover. High street setting and well established – over 30 years. No referral arrangements – clients repeat or walk in. General practice work, including a legal aid contracts in crime and family. Mix includes private family, conveyancing, wills & probate, crime and civil litigation. Good will bank. Owner happy to remain in short term for consultancy post if required. Low PII.
100163SomersetSmall high street solicitors’ firm, trading as a partnership, looking for a sale or merger. Turnover £325k. Well established practice, partners retiring but will stay on to assist with handover. Work primarily conveyancing and commercial property together with wills & probate. Somerset location.
100158NationwidePrivate client solicitors firm without any particular geographical ties to clients (national and international) looking for a sale. c£750k turnover, 30%+ profit margin, no TUPE staff but self-employed consultants. Partners staying for 2 years transition min. Claims free. Potentially WIP and goodwill included in sale of the company, website and client bank.
100157Thames ValleyWell established specialist Residential and Commercial Property Practice with a £2 million turnover looking for a sale, merger or buy in. Large will bank, 30+ staff, partners looking to remain involved if required. Interested in particular in mergers. Thames Valley location.
100154YorkshireSpecialist and well established Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence solicitors’ Firm looking for sale, merger or buy in. Turnover c. 400k. Smaller sized, well-run practice which does not, and has never, accepted referrals from claims management companies. Partners looking to remain involved. Claims free history. Yorkshire location.
100136North WalesSole practitioner in North Wales - Denbighshire/Flintshire area - looking to sell up. High street practice with mix of Conveyancing, Wills and Probate work. Some files to follow. Looking ideally for a consultancy arrangement with a larger firm.
100135South Coast EnglandUNDER OFFER High Street practice with specialism in Elderly Client work. Small law firm based on the South Coast of England with owner looking to retire. Clean break or consultancy possible, well established, strong local links generating work. Bolt on, office expansion or new area of law all very suitable options. Turnover c£250k over past 3 years. 4/5 of work is Wills, Probate, POA, COP etc.. 15% residential conveyancing.
100134DevonSmall practice based in Devon with many years trading behind it, looking for a sale. High street firm
100130Newport, GwentUNDER OFFER Conveyancing and Wills & Probate Solicitors Firm based in Newport, Gwent, looking to sell, merge or bolt on.

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