Alternative business structures

£43m Ince deal to make Gordon Dadds biggest listed law firm

29 October 2018

Gordon Dadds is set to become the largest listed law firm in the world by revenue after agreeing terms to acquire City practice Ince & Co for around £43m plus share options.

PE-backed personal injury firm sold out of administration

1 October 2018

Private-equity backed industrial disease law firm Roberts Jackson has become the latest victim of the squeeze on personal injury practices, and was sold out of administration on Friday.

ABS owner given $500m to invest by private equity giant

21 September 2018

A global ‘enterprise legal services company’ that effectively owns a London-based ABS is set for massive growth after Europe’s biggest private equity house took a majority stake.

Listed law firm launches litigation funding subsidiary

18 September 2018

City law firm Rosenblatt has launched a standalone litigation funding business with an initial £2m cash injection from the money it raised from its stock exchange listing in May.

Co-op: We’re now the UK’s largest probate provider

14 September 2018

The Co-op has declared itself the largest provider of probate services in the UK as its financials continue to improve. Legal services turnover in the first half of 2018 was up 31% and profits quadrupled.

Simpson Millar unveils £50m plan to become leading consumer legal brand

14 September 2018

Simpson Millar has unveiled a five-year £50m growth strategy to become one of a handful of consumer legal brands, starting with the acquisition of Liverpool practice EAD Solicitors.

Revealed: US firm fast-tracks UK launch using ABS’s platform

10 September 2018

A US class action law firm has used a new platform created by an alternative business structure to fast-track its UK launch, Legal Futures can reveal.

Swiss firm seeks Brexit benefits with ABS launch

4 September 2018

A Swiss law firm that specialises in arbitration work has received an alternative business structure licence to open up in London.

Bank backing for listed firm’s acquisition ambitions

16 August 2018

Knights Group – the Staffordshire-based law firm that listed in June – has secured bank funding to support its strategy to complete at least three acquisitions by April 2020.

EY plots huge global expansion for Riverview

14 August 2018

Riverview Law is set for a huge global expansion over the next five years once EY completes its acquisition, the partner who is to head the new business has said.

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