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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.

100223NationalAccountancy practice with niche specialisms in taxation looking for a sale, merger or buy in. Turnover c.£320k, net profit c.33%. Fully remote office structure – 450 national clients. Clients solely from referral  – no advertising costs. Average age of clients is 43, mainly Xero based, staff team remaining including senior management. Owner will remain for smooth transition as required.
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)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.
100220LondonSolicitors’ 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 EnglandNorth 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.
100217South EnglandService in South England established for 25 years with a legal aid contract for Family Mediation available for merger with a solicitors' firm seeking their own mediation service. The service offers family mediation as well as offering commercial and civil mediation on a private basis. They have contracts to provide services to a number of organisations. The company has a number of self-employed mediators and trainers as well as employees. Extensive networks in place already. Turnover c£130,000 in a typical year.
100212ManchesterManchester based Personal Injury and Immigration Solicitors’ Firm looking for a quick sale ideally. 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.
100203MiddlesexSmall high street solicitors’ firm in Middlesex looking for a sale due to the retirement of the owner. £260k turnover, c.40% profit margin. Owner happy to remain as a consultant if needed. Leasehold premises available – lease expires in 2022. Clients mainly local. Mix of work – conveyancing, family, wills & probate main areas. No claims.
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 YorkshireWest 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.
100195BerkshireSOLD Small solicitors’ firm based in Berkshire, with an owner willing to continue as a consultant. Clients located nationwide. Private client and foreign property work. Looking for a merger or buy in from someone seeking to develop and expand a law practice. Turnover c.£125k. No TUPE, claims free, no assets and no legacy issues. Quick sale possible.
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.
100190ShropshireSOLD Shropshire based solicitors’ firm for sale as a shell for a start up. Two partner firm. Recent turnover £150-300k range, profit margin c25-30% in recent years. Litigation practice – personal injury mainly. No TUPE staff. No files, no clients. Would suit someone looking to start up a firm and take over an existing practice without clients.
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.
100179BerkshireLimited company law firm with one owner/practising solicitor for sale. Sold as a shell effectively, with a turnover of £22k since November 2018 when incorporated. Residential and commercial conveyancing to date, low number of clients mainly friends and family. No claims and clean break sought – owner returning to paid work. Quick sale sought - £30k cash price.
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 AngliaSolicitors 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.
100167South CoastSolicitors firm based on the South Coast with a mix of residential & commercial conveyancing, wills & probate and family law, looking for a sale. No referrals - clients not partner-linked and sourced by word of mouth so opportunities for expansion. Well established firm - over 25 years in area. Partner retiring or remaining as consultant/salaried. Turnover £400k. TUPE staff. All options considered.
100164South EastSpecialist small family law solicitors firm for sale within 75 miles of London - central town centre location with locally based clientele. Privately funded work, turnover c£200k. Claim free firm. Owner considering all options. 750+ live files.
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.
100159LondonSOLD Small ABS law firm in central London for sale – specialist private client with some conveyancing. T/O c£100k. small wills bank, no TUPE,  no asset transfer, client base mainly London residents – HNW Europeans. Clean break sought – cash sale preferred but open to discussions. 2 directors.
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.
100144South Wales - Valleys.SOLD Small High Street Solicitors firm based in South Wales, two partners. The one partner wishes to retire and therefore considering selling the business. The remaining partner looking to join another firm - well regarded practice with strong presence in town. Ideal branch office. Premises available leasehold. Mainly a conveyancing and probate practice with some family matters. LEXCEL and CQS.
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.
100135Farnborough, HampshireSolicitors firm interested in potentially selling their criminal legal aid contract or a partnership with someone running department.
100135South Coast EnglandHigh 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, GwentConveyancing and Wills & Probate Solicitors Firm based in Newport, Gwent, looking to sell, merge or bolt on.
100124LondonClaims Management Company with extremely small turnover.
100123West London/MiddlesexSOLD Licensed conveyancer practice, 2 partners, one looking to retire, the other not wanting sole responsibility. Remaining partner happy to stay on and work with buyer for smooth handover. 20 years established, £300k turnover and repeat business.

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