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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 £5 million.

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

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Type

Location

Instructions

100355

Solicitor

Leeds

SRA regulated limited company for sale as a shell. Has been undertaking litigation, personal injury, family & immigration – very low turnover. Seller has been unable to renew PII due to low turnover. No assets, no clients, no staff. Quick sale required to secure this firm. Buyer will need to change name, seller can remain involved as a consultant if required.

100354

Solicitors

South West England

Well established SRA regulated solicitors’ firm in the South West looking for a sale or merger. Turnover of £2.8 million. Team of staff for TUPE. Locally based clients mainly from repeat business, recommendations and referrals. CQS and Lexcel accredited. Family legal aid work included. Mix of work 42% conveyancing (mainly residential but with some commercial), 36% Family, 22% wills & probate. Office available to lease. PII £140k. 2 Partners willing to stay on for the medium term.

100353

Solicitors

West Midlands

SRA regulated solicitors’ firm in the West Midlands with 2 partners looking for a sale or merger. Turnover c£900k, 22% net profit margin. Team of staff for TUPE including fee earner and support staff. 2 office practice specialising in residential conveyancing and wills & probate. Freehold premises can be included in the sale, leasehold of 2nd premises also available. One partner (conveyancing) remaining post-sale. CQS accredited and on most lender panels. One partner willing to remain if required

100352

Audit

London

Highly profitable audit firm based in central London looking for a sale due to forthcoming retirement of owner. £1.28 million turnover from established clients, team of 10 staff including experienced & qualified auditors. Limited company structure, share sale sought. Offers invited.

100351

Solicitors

Warwickshire

Well established Warwickshire SRA regulated LLP solicitors’ firm looking for sale or merger. Turnover of c£630k. Small team of staff covered by TUPE. Locally based clients from recommendations & repeat business. CQS accreditation. Mix of work 11% family law, 26% wills and probate, 61% conveyancing and 2% other. Offices available to purchase or lease. Partners prepared to stay on post sale as consultants in the short to medium term.

100350

Solicitors

National

For Sale – ABS limited company law firm based in England with a continuous flow of UK-wide clients from guaranteed referral sources in a specialist field of law (litigation). Exceptionally rare opportunity to acquire a highly profitable, fully functioning ABS solicitors’ firm with ongoing regular guaranteed workflows and an established staff team. Firm currently turn non-specialist work away – potential to generate additional fees as well as expand. Turnover c£1 million, net profit margin c36%. PII c£22k. Claims free practice. Business can operate on a fully remote basis, but there is an existing office available to lease (optional). Founder prepared to remain involved if required.

100349

Solicitors

Surrey

Well-established Surrey SRA regulated partnership looking for sale, merger or buy in. Turnover c.£400k. Mix of work is 63% Residential Conveyancing, 8% commercial conveyancing, 17% Wills and Probate and 12% other. Smaller sized, well-run practice with a small team of staff for TUPE. CQS accreditation and on lender panels. Office available freehold or lease. Partners looking to remain involved in short-medium term. PII £57K

100348

Solicitors

Surrey

UNDER OFFER Well established SRA regulated LLP solicitors’ firm in Surrey looking for a sale or merger. Turnover c£875k. Small team of staff for TUPE. Locally based clientele and a referral agreement for clients in place. CQS accredited. Mix of work 69% conveyancing (residential and commercial), 27% Wills/Probate/LPA and 4% Other. Lease available on offices. PII c£60k. Partners looking to continue post-sale.

100346

Solicitors

Cumbria

Well-established SRA regulated solicitors firm in Cumbria looking for a sale. A merger might be considered. Turnover £1.3 million. Team of staff for TUPE. Locally based clients mainly from repeat business and recommendations. CQS and Lexcel accredited. Mix of work 26% wills & probate, 15% corporate commercial, 17% commercial property, 14% residential property, 9% employment, 9% family, 10% civil litigation. Offices available freehold or leasehold. PII £64k. Partners willing to stay on as required.

100345

Solicitors

Warwickshire

Long established SRA regulated LLP solicitors’ firm in Warwickshire looking for a sale or merger. Turnover c£700k. Team of fee earners and support staff for TUPE. Local client base with high street presence. CQS accredited. Mix of work 34% Residential Conveyancing, c10% Commercial Property, 34% Wills/Probate/LPA and 22% other areas including Litigation. Lease of premises included. PII c£44k. Owner happy to remain in the medium to long term as a consultant.

100343

Solicitors

South Coast

SRA regulated partnership on the South Coast with £1 million turnover & 25% profit margins looking for a sale or merger. Team of fee earners and support staff for TUPE, clients locally based. One partner available to remain if required, other partners retiring. PII £67k, Family Legal Aid contract. Mix of work is Conveyancing 25%, Family & Childcare 44%, Wills & Probate 25%, 6% other areas. SQM & CQS accredited practice with lender panel membership.

100342

Solicitors

National

Established SRA regulated sole practitioner law firm looking for a merger. Specialist family law firm with 86% family, matrimonial & children law and 14% wills, probate, tax & trusts. Portable firm without offices, the firm currently has a c£250k turnover. Clients nationwide as well as international. Very well known practice with an extremely good reputation for family law expertise. No claims, current PII is £3k. Merger sought, owner looking to remain involved.

100340

Solicitors

Staffordshire

Staffordshire solicitors’ firm trading as a partnership for over 35 years and looking for a sale due to partner retirement. 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 residential conveyancing (and a bit of commercial) (35%), private client work (52%) family (12%). c4000 will bank. Strong, established client base, mainly local and includes agricultural sector. Clients recommended, sourced from website or referred by IFAs. Both partners prepared to stay on as required.

100337

Solicitors

South Coast

UNDER OFFER Specialist private client solicitors’ firm (SRA regulated limited company) based in two offices on the South Coast, looking for a sale or merger. Turnover c£290k, small team of support staff for TUPE. Locally based clients from recommendation, marketing and referral. Mix of work 90% wills, probate, tax & trusts and inheritance claims, 5% commercial and employment litigation, 3% company/commercial work. Will bank generating provable work. Two directors; one retiring and looking for part time consultancy work. The second director is keen to keep working on a full or part time basis and has his own sources of work.

100336

Solicitors

East Midlands

Well established SRA regulated sole practitioner’s firm for sale in the East Midlands looking for a sale or merger. Turnover of £335k. Team of staff for TUPE. Locally based clients mainly from repeat business and recommendations. CQS accredited. Mix of work 61% residential conveyancing, 5% divorce / matrimonial, 12% commercial conveyancing, 3% immigration, 7% litigation, and 12% probate / wills / trusts. Lease available on the freehold owned by seller.

100335

Solicitors

Surrey

Well established Surrey solicitors’ firm (SRA partnership) looking for a sale or merger. Turnover c£200k. Mix of work 60% residential & commercial conveyancing and wills & probate, 40% family legal aid work. Locally based clients from recommendation and repeat users. SQM accredited firm. Will bank. Offices available as leasehold. PII £6k pa. One partner (legal aid supervisor) prepared to remain a consultant for a period of time.

100334

Solicitors

North Wales

SRA regulated sole practitioner in North Wales area looking for a sale. Very portable without premises, clients or assets (current seller works from home). Firm has been undertaking mix of conveyancing (53%) and wills & probate (47%), but no CQS accreditation or lender panels (no mortgage-backed work). Owner may consider consultancy – currently winding down existing client base. PII c£8k and covers conveyancing & wills probate work. PII renewal date is February 2025.

100333

Solicitors

East Midlands

Well established SRA regulated partnership in the East Midlands looking for a sale or merger. Turnover c£520k with very high profit margin. Small team of staff for TUPE. Locally based clients mainly from repeat business and recommendations. CQS accredited. Mix of work is mainly  Residential Conveyancing, Commercial Property and Private Client Wills and Probate, with some Matrimonial. Offices available for sale or rent – good location with parking. PII £31K. Partners open to staying on in the short-medium term.

100332

Solicitors

Hertfordshire

SRA regulated sole practitioner’s firm for sale in Hertfordshire. No staff. Work split of 90% Conveyancing and 10% other. Mainly local clientele but the ability to work nationally. Profit on average of £54k over the past two years. Seller open to discuss consultancy to stay on with the business. PII £11,200 in 2022. No claims. Great opportunity as a shell for a buyer.

100324

Solicitors

East Anglia

Solicitors’ firm (SRA regulated sole practitioner) in East Anglia, established over 30 years ago looking for a merger/sale due to owner retirement. Turnover last financial year approx £340k, profit c£98k. Small experienced staff for TUPE and smooth handover. General practice including 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.

100322

Solicitors

West Midlands

Long established West Midlands solicitors’ firm (SRA Regulated limited company) looking for a merger or disposal. Turnover £300k pa, small team of staff for TUPE. Locally based clients mainly from recommendation or repeat customers. CQS and Family accredited. Mix of work 39% residential conveyancing, 27% commercial (including conveyancing), 17% family, 10 wills & probate, 7% other. Offices available to lease on reasonable terms, PII £21k. No claims.

100321

West Sussex

UNDER OFFER Well established West Sussex solicitors’ firm (LLP) looking for a sale or merger. Turnover c£800k, established team of fee earners & support staff for TUPE. Locally based clients from recommendation and repeat users. CQS accredited practice on all major lender panels. Mix of work 53% conveyancing, 18% commercial property, 24% wills & probate. Established will bank. Optional offices (leasehold). Owners prepared to remain as consultants in the medium term.

100320

Solicitors

Teesside

Teesside solicitors’ firm (SRA regulated partnership) with two offices looking for a merger or sale. Very well established in the area, turnover c£325k. Small team of staff for TUPE, limited local competition and clients mainly from recommendation and repeat business. Mix of work is residential & commercial conveyancing (61%), wills & probate (25%), immigration (10%), landlord & tenant & family (4%). Owners looking to retire, but will stay on for 12 months as consultants if required. PII £44k, offices mix of freehold and leasehold.

100318

Solicitors

South Hertfordshire

South Hertfordshire solicitors’ firm (partnership) looking to sell or merge. 21/22  turnover c£235k,  22/23 turnover likely to be c£250k, no staff for TUPE, clients mainly from recommendations existing clients (the firm is 25 years old) and exclusively 5* 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 long lease if required. One partner retiring, the other looking to remain as a consultant.

100315

Solicitors

London

Well established SRA regulated sole practitioner North London solicitors’ firm with 25 years + trading history. Conveyancing, Leasehold Enfranchisement and Private Client work. CQS and ALEP accredited, the firm are on the majority of lender panels, PII £16k pa. Turnover c.£250k. One support staff member, no fee earners. Significant high street presence – lease available. Would suit solicitor looking to acquire a fully trading practice with the existing owner willing to remain involved as required.

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