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 £5 million.
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|100305||Essex||A long-established, SRA regulated sole practitioner law firm based in Essex looking for a retirement sale with consultancy to continue current matters and develop practice for buyer. Turnover ~£90k pa. No staff. 40% probate litigation, 35% other litigation (including defamation), 25% other (including landlord/tenant, employment, insolvency, commercial conveyancing). Clients mostly Essex & East-London based. Excellent opportunity for a bolt-on for probate litigation and defamation.|
|100304||North West Wales||Very well established North West Wales Solicitors firm (SRA Partnership) with two offices looking for a sale or merger due to retirement of Senior Partner. 55% Conveyancing, 35% Probate, 10% Wills, LPA’s and Family. Turnover c 500k. CQS firm and on most Lender’s panels. No Lease commitments if not required. 5000+ Wills bank. Staff for TUPE including fee earners. Seller happy to remain in the short term as a Consultant if required|
|100303||Suffolk||Very well-established Suffolk solicitors’ firm (SRA regulated sole practitioner) looking for a merger. Situated in a market town in a prime high street location, the seller is retiring. Turnover c£175k, mainly returning clients – firm very well known in the area. Mix of work 83% private client (wills, probate and powers of attorney) and 17% conveyancing. Freehold offices available to sell or lease. PII £17k pa. Huge potential to expand this firm – currently no internet or social media.|
|100302||Location Withheld||Specialist child care law firm (SRA regulated limited company) looking for a sale due to retirement of owner. Mainly public law child care work with a bit of private family. Legal aid contract in place until summer 2023, SQM accredited firm. PII c£4k. Small team of staff for TUPE, owner willing to remain as a consultant. City centre location, lease available. Turnover £550k.|
|100300||Norfolk||Long established SRA regulated LLP in Norfolk looking for a sale. Turnover £300k pa, small team of staff for TUPE. 1 office, freehold owned by the seller. Freehold potentially for sale, or possible lease offered. CQS accredited. Residential Conveyancing 33%, Wills/Probate 38%, other 29%. Seller prepared to stay on as a consultant. Firm is on all major lending panels. PII £32k.|
|100299||Location Withheld||Well established specialist Family and Mental Health Law Firm looking for a sale. Turnover c.£200k. Mental Health and Family legal aid contracts. Smaller sized, sole practitioner plus team of fee earners & support staff for TUPE. Seller prepared to stay on as a consultant. Firm has family law and MHRT panel members. PII £4.3k.|
|100298||Lancashire||Specialist data breach litigation firm looking to sell WIP – 300 cases. Specialist member of staff may transfer with the work. Lancashire location, clients sourced nationally. Funding options available.|
|100296||Hertfordshire||Well established SRA Sole Practitioner in Hertfordshire. CQS accredited with lender panel membership where possible, looking for a sale or disposal. Conveyancer remaining with the firm, 85% residential and commercial conveyancing, 15% private client. Locally based clients mainly from recommendation. Firm located just off high street in easily accessible location with ground floor premises. Lease available. PII premium £12k, no claims. Owner looking to retire – will consider all proposals.|
|100295||West Midlands||LEXCEL accredited West Midlands solicitors’ firm looking for a sale. Sole practitioner SRA regulated practice covering a range of work: 25% conveyancing, 10% immigration, 25% litigation, PI and family plus 30% wills & probate. Criminal law legal aid contract included (new starter 2022), CQS application submitted. Leasehold office (3 years remaining). No staff for TUPE but small team of fee earners may stay on. Turnover £110k. WIP included in sale. Claims free firm, PII £5k - renewal due shortly. Seller looking for a clean break due to impending move abroad.|
|100294||South Wales||SRA regulated sole practitioner law firm based in South Wales looking for a sale or merger due to retirement. £130k turnover. Local client base. CQS accredited firm on lender panels where possible. c.£11.5k PII, mix of work is 63% conveyancing, 35% wills & probate. Owner looking to stay on post-sale as a part time consultant. Premises available (freehold and leasehold). Claims free practice.|
|100292||Midlands||Midlands based CLC regulated conveyancing firm looking for sale or merger. 25 years trading history, on all possible lender panels. Loyal team of staff for TUPE. £650k turnover with 40% profit margin. Freehold or leasehold premises available in good accessible location. £19.6k PII. Plenty of scope for expansion. Seller looking to remain as a consultant on part time basis for up to 3 years post sale/merger.|
|100290||Thailand||Law firm for sale based in Thailand servicing ex-pats and local clients. Unregulated work. Turnover c.$360k per annum. Owners retiring and relocating overseas. Work includes conveyancing, company commercial, immigration, litigation, family, wills & probate. Firm has a local lawyer and accountant available to assist, together with small team of support staff. Office lease available, clients sourced from website, repeat customers, embassies, estate agents and referrals.|
|100289||South East England||Sole practitioner looking to merge with another firm and take a consultancy either on an hourly rate or fee split arrangement. Seller has HNW clients based in the Middle East and London. Turnover c£150k. Work is a mix of Commercial Property 7%, Commercial 44%, Residential Property 18%, Immigration 22%. Alternatively firm available as a shell law firm, but without PII. Quick move welcomed.|
|100288||Essex||UNDER OFFER An SRA regulated sole practitioner law firm based in Essex looking for a retirement sale or merger. CQS accredited firm on lender panels where possible. Locally based clients, 25% conveyancing, 50% wills & probate, 10% family work, 5% commercial. Turnover c£140k, no staff for transfer. No claims, trading history of 35 years. PII c£15k. Owner prepared to stay on if required, clean break preferred. Freehold premises – available for sale or rent.|
|100285||National||Specialist residential property litigation solicitors' firm looking for a sale or merger. SRA regulated limited company. Turnover c£75k with high profit margin. Work consists of 95% landlord & tenant and 5% debt recovery. Would suit a firm in the same sector looking to expand. Established for over 10 years, no offices or staff. PII £3,800, work almost entirely sourced from a highly ranked website - currently no online advertising required. Firm currently turning work away so plenty of potential to expand. Sale will include the company domain names, website and associated assets. Seller will be willing to advise as consultant if required until present cases concluded.|
|100283||National||Established, innovative, sole practitioner SRA regulated firm interested in joining with entrepreneurial investor to form an ABS. Some WIP and existing client prospects in a number of areas including:- commercial and residential conveyancing, wills, LPA, trusts, probate, debt recovery, residential possession proceedings. Willing to remain in management/ compliance role COLP/COFA for agreed period as required. Happy to discuss all options, claims free, geographical location not an issue.|
|100281||Lancashire||Long established Lancashire solicitors firm (SRA regulated LLP) looking for a sale or merger. c£1.5 million turnover, multi office practice. Established team of fee earners and support staff. Clients based in North West. Work split is 40% Residential and Commercial Conveyancing, 23% Wills & Probate, 37% other work which includes Corporate Commercial, Employment and Family. CQS accredited and on all possible lender panels. PII c£105k. Seller prepared to stay for 2 years as a consultant, other staff are remaining.|
|100279||South Wales||Very well established South Wales SRA regulated LLP solicitors’ firm looking for a sale or merger. Turnover c£200k, small team of staff for TUPE, 75% conveyancing and 25% wills & probate. Owner happy to stay on as a consultant for up to 3 years. CQS accredited and on all lender panels where possible. PII £23k. Freehold premises available or lease if preferred.|
|100277||Wiltshire||Long established SRA regulated limited company solicitors' firm based in Wiltshire looking for a sale or merger. Turnover c£800k. Staff team for TUPE, clients solely from recommendations and repeat customers, no referrals. Mix of work is c60% Residential & Commercial Conveyancing, 30% Wills/Probate, 7% Family, 2% Commercial and Employment. Premises leasehold. Owner retiring, prepared to stay on as a consultant in the short term if needed. CQS accredited and on lender panels.|
|100276||South West England||South West England licensed conveyancer (CLC regulated sole practitioner) looking to sell. Turnover c.£250k, freehold office (available for sale as freehold or lease) with two residential flats included, 420 files, small stafff for TUPE, referral from local estate agents plus recommendations. Clients mainly local. 100% Residential conveyancing. Firm on all main lender panels. £9k PII. Seller happy to stay on as a consultant on a part time basis.|
|100275||East Midlands||SRA regulated limited company solicitors and estate agents in the East Midlands looking for a sale. c£800k turnover, c25% profit margin. Mix of work 36% residential & commercial conveyancing, 36% wills & probate and 28% other contentious and non-contentious work. Directors looking to retire – will remain for limited period of consultancy if required. Team of staff (fee earners and support staff) for TUPE. CQS accredited, most lender panels. £42k PII. No referral arrangements in place – work from recommendations and walk-ins.|
|100273||London||UNDER OFFER Opportunity to acquire a law firm without paying anything up front, join as a salaried partner initially with a caseload of existing conveyancing available at the firm (the conveyancer will retire) and subsequently acquire the practice after 12 months. Requires a fully qualified solicitor able to manage and supervise a law firm. Not suitable for non-qualified lawyers.|
|100272||Surrey||UNDER OFFER Specialist Family Law SRA regulated Solicitors’ Firm (limited company) in Surrey looking for a sale, merger or buy in. Turnover c.£190k, smaller sized, no staff for TUPE. Clients via recommendations and via website. Mix of work is 86% family, 6% employment, 3% landlord & tenant, 5% other. Claims free history. PII £5k. Leasehold offices available if wanted. Seller will consider short handover period as a consultant.|
|100271||Berkshire||UNDER OFFER SRA regulated limited company solicitors' firm based in Berkshire and looking for a sale. Owner retiring, staff remaining - fee earners and support staff team. c£500k turnover, 17% profit margin. 20 year lease in high street location. Mix of work is 68% residential & commercial conveyancing, 12% private client, 6% employment, 5% landlord & tenant, 4% family and 5% M&A work. Firm established for over 50 years with mainly local clients. CQS accredited firm on most of the lender panels. PII £43k. Owner happy to remain as a consultant in short term.|
|100270||North London||Solicitors’ 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, licensing and company commercial (20%), contentious and non-contentious landlord & tenant (19%), residential & commercial conveyancing (52%) and wills & probate (9%). Small TUPE staff and assets included. Four fee earners happy to remain following a deal. Low PII (£29k). Turnover c£600-700k, profit margin 28%. LEXCEL and CQS accredited. Good opportunity to purchase a very stable business with extensive network of work.|
|100269||North West England||North West England solicitors’ firm trading as a partnership looking for a sale. Established over 30 years with a £1.1 million turnover and 40% profit margin. Sale due to retirement within partnership. One partner leaving but others remaining, both in longer term and short term. Staff team for TUPE. Multi office firm with leasehold and freehold premises. Legal aid contracts for family and crime. Referral arrangement in place with local estate agent. Local clients – very well known in the area. LEXCEL and CQS firm with all lender panels. PII £33k. Mix of work is 43% crime, 24% conveyancing (mainly residential), family 18%, personal injury 10% and wills & probate 5%.|
|100256||West Midlands||Very well established West Midlands solicitors’ firm with connected estate agency looking for a sale due to the retirement of a partner. Mix of work includes residential conveyancing and associated estate agency services (90%) and wills & probate (10%). Locally sourced clients. One partner flexible about staying on for a period of time. Claims free history and low PII premium (£15k). CQS accredited and on all major lender panels. Great potential to expand and add other areas of law or to acquire a branch office in an area with low competition.
|100255||East Anglia||UNDER OFFER Regulated East Anglia private client law firm looking for a sale. c£80-90k turnover, net profit c40%, caseload is a mix of 50% probate, 25% wills and 25% LPAs. Owner prepared to stay on as a consultant for 12 months. All options considered.|
|100254||Buckinghamshire||Buckinghamshire solicitors’ firm (limited company) looking for a sale or merger. Turnover £425k. Mix of work is Family (90%) and Wills & Probate (10%). LAA legal aid contract in place and SQM firm. Premises leasehold based on high street. Local clients. Team of staff for TUPE. Owner happy to remain for 12 months.|
|100253||South Hertfordshire||South Hertfordshire solicitors' firm (partnership) looking to sell or merge. 20/21 turnover c£200k, 21/22 turnover likely to be c£250k, no staff for TUPE, clients mainly from recommendations existing clients and Google reviews. Mix of work is mainly conveyancing (60%), wills & probate (30%) and misc litigation and employment (10%). CQS firm on all major lenders panels. Lease available on a rolling licence or a longer lease agreement if required. One partner retiring, the other looking to remain as a consultant.|
|100252||Leicester||A leading independent law firm in the professional quarter of the city, (limited company status) in the professional quarter. A well-established practise with over 300K turnover low overheads and c40% profit margin. Work mix is family law, immigration, litigation, residential property, commercial property both under 20%. Firm has a number of consultation. The firm has clients from across the East Midlands. It has an excellent local reputation and 5-star reviews across the board. A personal approach and attention to the needs of the clients have resulted in a loyal client base. The PII is £12K, the firm has a claims-free record. The seller prepared to remain for 12 months as a consultant if needed. CQS accredited and on major lender panels. Office is freehold and in a prominent location, completely refurbished and owned by seller. A new lease is available will be granted. This practice will best suit an ambitious individual or firm wishing to expand as considerable potential for growth.|
|100248||London||Private client and conveyancing solicitors’ firm in London looking for a solicitor interested in becoming their litigation partner. You would be joining the firm to develop a litigation department from scratch, acquiring equity quickly if successful. Opportunity to acquire a stake in a law firm without an upfront payment.|
|100247||London||Solicitors’ firm in the London area looking for a sale, merger or buy in. Turnover c.£500k, profit margin c50%. Freehold or lease available. Equity partner retiring, fee earners remaining. Firm specialises in conveyancing and wills & probate (50/50 split). Claims free CQS firm on all major lender panels. Smaller sized, well run practice. Claims free history.
|100245||North West England||North West based HR and Employment Law Consultancy for sale as a going concern. 75 ongoing client contracts in place. Low drop off. PII minimal. Turnover c£135k, no staff, consultancy arrangements in place, very few overheads. Opportunity for rapidly increasing turnover through marketing. No promotion undertaken at present. Would suit an employment law firm looking for additional client base and services.|
|100242||Hertfordshire||Sole practitioner looking to merge or sell. SRA regulated limited company structure (not ABS). £35k turnover, no staff, with owner happy to remain as a consultant. Only 5 star reviews. Will bank. Clients in London, Essex and Hertfordshire. No referral arrangements. 60% litigation, 20% private client, 20% non-contentious/advisory work. Firm is run from a home office. Claims free firm. Low PII.|
|100238||Staffordshire||Staffordshire solicitors’ firm trading as a partnership for over 35 years and looking for a sale due to a retiring partner. Other partner looking to remain as a consultant or employee. Sellers will consider the option of a partner joining or a sale/merger. £500k turnover with 20-25% profit margin and scope for improving the profit ratio and further development of the firm. Small loyal team of staff for TUPE. Mix of mainly residential & commercial conveyancing (47%) and private client work (40%). c4000 will bank. Strong, established client base, mainly local and includes agricultural sector. Clients recommended, sourced from website or referred by IFAs.|
|100237||Hertfordshire||Small Private Client firm based near Stansted Airport looking for a sale or handover due to owner’s retirement. c£65k turnover, no staff, 30% probate, 50% wills, 15% LPAs. Currently referring conveyancing, contentious probate & trust administration work to another firm. PII costs are £1.3k pa. 30 files open at present include 9 estates and 10 LPAs. Clients mainly local. Owner happy to stay on in short term for handover.|
|100235||National||Claims Management Company (CMC) looking for a sale. Lawyer-owned company specialising in housing litigation cases – national presence. Regular £100k+ turnover via online platform and sale also includes ownership of a well-known advisory website with 1 million visitors per year. CMC generating 500 claims per year in 2020. No staff, no premises. Potential for growth.|
|100230||London||Director 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. 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.|
|100211||North East Wales||Small specialist Family Solicitors’ Firm in North East Wales with a Legal Aid Contract in place looking for a sale or merger. £100k asking price. 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. Excellent claims record and very established sources of referrals.|
|100209||Nottingham||Lexcel & 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.|
|100208||Hertfordshire||Hertfordshire 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.|
|100205||South West London||South 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.|
|100204||Staffordshire||Well 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.|
|100197||Dublin, Ireland||Well 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.|
|100194||Bedfordshire||Well 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.
|100191||London||Small 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.|
|100185||South West England||Consistently 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.|
|100170||London||Solicitor’s firm for sale in Covent Garden. Turnover c£275k-£300k. 90% of new business is driven from the firm’s website and conducted by employed solicitors. Work is privately funded crime (50%), family (37%), 13% lorry recovery and extradition. TUPE staff. Owner looking for sale as moving overseas.|
|100169||East Anglia||UNDER OFFER Solicitors firm in East Anglia for disposal. Established over 30 years ago. Sole practitioner now retiring. Turnover last financial year approx £315,000. GP around £85,000 plus. Small experienced staff for TUPE and smooth handover (paralegals in conveyancing and probate). General practice including private family, wills and probate and conveyancing. Will bank approx 1800 wills. Legal aid contract in family. Low PII and good claims record. Owner happy to remain in short term . Any proposal considered.|
|100163||Somerset||Small 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.|
|100154||Yorkshire||Specialist 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.|
|100136||North Wales||Sole 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.|
|100130||Newport, Gwent||Conveyancing and Wills & Probate Solicitors Firm based in Newport, Gwent, looking to sell, merge or bolt on.|
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