Law Firms Selling

We are constantly discussing the sale, purchase or the merger of legal practices and are actively building our portfolio of clients and interested parties.

 

To advertise here we charge an initial £500 + VAT and will then act on your behalf to find either the best fit or opportunity. 

 

The following may be of interest; 

 

  • Newcastle upon Tyne. Practicing Private Client, Property, Litigation & General Practice. Turnover to June '16 £414,440. WIP £70k. Twelve staff. Owner wishes to retire but happy for an extended hand over period and / or an ongoing consultancy. S1033.
  • Manchester. High Street General practice. Established in 1994. CQS Partner to remain. 2015 t/o £428k & 2016 t/o £258k, due to Partners ill health. 3 Fee Fee sharers, Admin & Marketing person. Landlord, Immigration, Family, Wills, Probate, Litigation, Crime, Conveyancing. Ref; JHNP
  • Wanted urgently a law practice for sale in Kings Lynn, Norwich and Cambridge or surrounding areas. Cash buyer. Ref: B 2145.
  • South West London. Two Partner firm for Sale, Merger or possible ABS investment. Established in 2000. Specialist in French Conveyancing, Wills, Probate and Litigation. T/O of £136k with a net profit of  £81k. Forward thinking Company name. B2141
  • Wolverthampton. Sale, Merger or Fee Sharing Opportunity. Sole practitioner operating as a Limited Company. Legal Aid Franchises in: Crime, Immigration & Prison Law. Private work in Conveyancing (non-mortgage related), Immigration and some Family referrals and walk-in work. SP and 3 staff. Excellent location and close to transport links with car parking facilities. £7k PI cover. 2014 fees: £181,539. 2015 fees: £226,732. S1038
  • Stoke On Trent. Sole practitioner trading since 1962 wishes to retire. 50% conveyancing. 18% probate. 4% wills and 23% other including Family legal franchise. PI fees of £25k. Fees to March 2014 £388,838. WIP £85k est. 2 solicitors. 1 legal exec. 1 licensed conveyancer. 7 legal secs. No local competition. Mainly repeat business. 3,500 wills (not to be sold separately). Generous handover period (part-time). S1030
  • Manchester. Personal Injury Practice. Profitable turnover £400k and justifiable growth this year of 25% to over £500k. 8 staff in total. For sale with or without premises. S1010
  • Birmingham. Practice looking to sell or merge. Current turnover of £1.3 million. Presently investing in high specification offices as a mechanism to develop the business. Hold Crime, Prison Law & Matrimonial Franchises. Areas of business are Crime, Residential & Commercial Conveyancing, Matrimonial, Litigation & Wills. S1013.
  • Employment Claims Management company for sale. Revenue £74k. NBT £24k. WIP of 50 cases. Average pipeline of 14 pm. S1014
  • North Wales. Specialist Conveyancing firm. Contact us for more information. S1017.
  • North West London. Crime practice. £760k turnover with 36% net margins. S1021.
  • North West England. Criminal Law Firm. Contact us for more information. S1020.
  • North West England. High St practice. Turnover £292k. S1023.
  • North West London. Family Law. Sole Practitioner. £100k WIP. No claims or liabilities. £3k PII premium. Generous handover period. T/O to April £115k & selling price of £80k. S1027.
  • North West London. Specialist immigration law firm. 12 yrs old (Ltd Co for 4 years). 2009 £250k - 2014 £400k. Current WIP £20k pm. 3,200 applications per year. 98% success. Mainly Hispanic, Brazilian and Portuguese. PI only £65 pm. 2 immigration lawyers. 1 paralegal and 1 admin assistant. Referral and Repeat business only. Owner wishes to retire. B2047

  • East London. Established 1980. 2 partner practice (1 retiring immediately, 1 in 3 years). Conveyancing, Probate (1000 Wills held), Family (Domestic Violence & Care Proceedings Legal Aid Contract). Members of the Law Society Children's Panel. Converted to LLP 1st Feb 2014. Expansion into Immigration. 2 Solicitors. 1 Asst Solicitor. 2 Legal Secretaries. 1 Practice manager. Turnover in the last 8 months approx £350,000. S1028

  • ABS based in East London and specialising in conveyancing is looking for an investor / new partner to replace a departing partner. There are currently two partners, two fee sharers and one receptionist. S1035

  • South West. Two offices. Strong agricultural clientele in addition to conveyancing and wills. The turnover last year is lower than normal because of a deliberate winding down by the Principal and a reduction in staff. Previously approx £200k pa. S1036
  • Lincolnshire sole practitioner. Established since 1850. Over 6,000 wills held. Turnover of £353,606. 7 staff (3 p/t, 2 to retire). Wills & probate make up 44%, Conveyancing is approx 21%, Commercial Law is 13%. The remainder is spread via a range of sources. S1037

 

.........And we have investors seeking;

 

  • London. Overseas private investor urgently seeking well established, London based (preferable but not crucial) corporate/commercial law firm. B2014
  • Greater London area. Overseas investor looking for an immigration practice in the South West London area. B2024
  • London area. Highly respected criminal lawyer looking for a legal aid practice, with or without staff or WIP. Reference. B2018.
  • Three qualified and practicing lawyers looking for a Law Firm Shell, preferably with PI specialism, in the London area. B2034/5 
  • General Law Practice in North London area required. Overseas buyer and qualified lawyer. B2040
  • Investment to be made into an ABS of between £500,0000 and £2,000,000. Solicitor and Barrister Chambers, no particular area of law a priority, although Family Law and Immigration would be of interest, Location should be London or the South East. B2107
 

As always we welcome Fee Sharing lawyers and currently have firms through out England & Wales looking for such individuals. 

 

Please contact myself, Jon, for further details via 0845 603 0708 or jon@nationalsolicitors.com or complete the form on the right and we'll call you back.

 

 

Jon Hilton

Director

Legal Brokers Ltd

 

 

Past Opportunities

 

South West London. High Street Law Practice. Established over 30 years. Contact us for more information.S1019.  Sold

 

Two office firm in the Blackpool area looking to sell. One office owned. The other leased. Mostly. Conveyancing & Probate work. Wills bank of 1,700. I shouldn't say this, slightly macabre, but the area is renowned for it's aging population. Looking at a purchase price of £115,000  Sold 

 

London Immigration firm...  Commercial (10%) & Immigration (90%) firm. Six full time staff including two business development managers. Turnover of approximately 900k. The Principal is prepared to act as a Consultant in the short term. London.  Sold  

 

Oldham, Greater Manchester, Conveyancing firm. 2 full time staff, 5 part time staff and the Principal. No SRA headaches. Turnover of £260k with £40k profit (nearly double that in the current financial year). The breakdown being 63% residentialconveyancing, 11% commercial conveyancing. Family matters, Wills & Probate and Private Client making up the residual. Wills bank of 2,500. Established over 25 years.... May consider taking on a Partner or a Merger.  Sold   

 

London Solicitors firm, Brixton SW9, looking for either a new Partner to join the business or a purchaser. Current turnover approximately £85 to £100k. Housing, Criminal, Prison Law & Mental Health franchises. Established since 1999. 



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Jon Hilton

Marketing for Solicitors


We are simply a branding and online marketing solution for solicitors. One that emphasises a firms strengths and provides clients with the reassurance you're part of a Nationwide network.

 

Additionally we can help with Buying & Selling Law Firms, Case Management Software, Fee Sharing, Legal Cashiers, Property Searches, Recruitment & provide PII Quotes... We're a mechanism to help law firms, and solicitors, focus on fee earning. Simple.

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Legal Brokers Ltd,
The Old Police Station,
1 Turton Rd,
Tottington,
Bury,
BL8 4AW.


0845 603 0708