Firms for sale

Here is a listing of the current firms we have for sale:

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This is a Sole Practitioner’s practice based in the ME postcode area of Kent. 

The Practice has been established for around 20 years with a strong reputation in Personal Injury work [95%] and Clin/Med Neg [5%].  Of particular note is that my client has no reliance on RTA portal cases. 

Turnover for the current year is in the region of £200K with around £350K of WIP. 

Apart from the Principal there is one secretary. 

The firm is operated from leased premises virtually in the centre of this affluent Kent market town in a very good location.  The lease has expired and my Client is holding over. 

There is an excellent train service which connects to London in around 70 minutes and the offices are quite close to the A2 and M2. 

My Clients have an excellent P I record, which has just been renewed. 

My Client has asked me to emphasise that this is not a distress disposal and so he will be looking for a realistic goodwill payment as well as a lump for the WIP. My client wishes to retire, but would be prepared to consider staying on for a short period after disposal to assist with the transition. 

We believe this Practice would be of interest to Practices who would like to expand their exposure to personal injury work as well as the private and commercial client work in the North Kent area, in particular the Medway towns of Gillingham, Chatham and Rochester, as well as those in Faversham, Sheppey, Sheerness, Whitstable, Herne Bay, Sittingbourne and Canterbury. 

This Practice would also be ideal for one or two individuals who are looking to start up their own first practice and due to the excellent geographical location of the Practice, there is considerable potential for increasing turnover in the surrounding area.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “ME Postcode Kent”.

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This is a well-established Sole Practitioner Solicitors’ Practice based in Finchley, North London with a significant client base developed over many years. 

My client is looking to retire although he would be prepared to discuss the possibility of remaining with the firm after disposal to assist with the transition on terms to be discussed. 

Turnover for the current year is projected to be about £275K (for the previous year it slightly exceeded £300K) with  high profit ratio making this a very attractive proposition. 

The firm’s revenue is generated from Residential Conveyancing (to include lease extension work & acting for some developers) of 82%,    Commercial Property of 3%, Wills, Trusts & Probate of 10% and Matrimonial of 5%. 

Apart from the Principal, there is one full time secretary and a self-employed part time bookkeeper.  

The firm is operated from well-located premises which my client owns.  The modern office built in 2006 is on the ground floor and is held under a 999 year lease (with also a share in the freehold) with 2 invaluable parking spaces.  There are modest service charges.  Our client is willing to sell the property. 

Our client has a good PI record and the 2019 policy has been renewed. 

This Practice is based in an excellent geographical position – close to the A1000 which connects the M25 at South Mimms, through Barnet and Whetstone to the North Circular road being a few minutes’ walk to a Northern line Underground station. 

It is considered this Practice would be of considerable interest to firms wishing to expand their private and commercial client work in London.  The Practice would also be ideal for one or two individuals who are looking to start up their own first practice due to the location, profitability and potential for further development of the Practice in a sought after area of London.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “Finchley”.

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Two solicitors of retirement age seek to dispose of their profitable, primarily non contentious, practice established in excess of 40 years on London/Hertfordshire border, both willing to individually discuss consultancy and/or work for an agreed time after disposal to assist with the transfer of the goodwill of the business. T/O = £500K.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “London/Hertfordshire border”.

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This is a two partner Solicitors’ Practice based in an affluent area of West Sussex. 

The Practice has been established for 27 years with a strong reputation and client base providing much repeat work.  

Turnover for the current year is in the region of £850K. 

The firm’s revenue is generated from residential conveyancing [33%], Commercial Property [8½%], Wills/Trust/Probate [24%], Matrimonial [19%], General Litigation [10%]. Employment [4%] and Miscellaneous [1½%]. They do not hold any legal aid franchises but are on all of the major lending panels. 

Apart from the two Partners, there is one full time and three part time fee earners, two administrators and six secretarial support staff. 

The firm is operated from leased premises just on the edge of this major town in a very good location with parking.  The lease expires in 2020. 

My Clients have an excellent P I record. 

We believe this Practice would be of interest to Practices who would like to expand their exposure to the private and commercial client work in West Sussex, in particular the Billingshurst, Crawley, Horsham, Dorking, Reigate, Storrington, Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill and East Grinstead areas.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “West Sussex”.

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This is a Sole Practitioner CLC Regulated practice with two offices both in the NP postcode. 

The practice was established by the principal in 2006.  The principal wishes to retire although is prepared to discuss proposals to continue working for an agreed time after disposal to assist with the transfer of the goodwill of the business and possibly as a part time consultant. 

My Client, a Licensed Conveyancer, has asked me to emphasise that this is not a distress sale and is looking for a realistic goodwill payment. 

Turnover for the current year is approximately £210K with £100K of WIP.  There is also a Will bank of around 1,000+ Wills. 

The firm’s revenue is generated from residential conveyancing [41%], Wills/Trust/Probate [50%] and Older Client Care Advice [9%].  They do not hold any legal aid franchises and have a good P I record which could easily be transferred to an acquirer. 

Apart from the principal, there is one other fee earner and one full time administrator and two self-employed part time support staff . 

The firm is operated from one premises without lease or ongoing commitments and one virtual office. This would enable a purchaser to move the practice to another geographical location without any lease termination or dilapidation expenses.  The cloud-based case management system run by the firm allows virtual office potential/home working. 

This practice would be ideal for one or two individuals who are looking to start up their own first practice and due to the excellent geographical locations of the Practice, there is considerable potential for increasing turnover in the surrounding area and would be a fantastic opportunity for someone with energy and enthusiasm. 

We believe this Practice would also be of interest to Practices who would like to expand their exposure to the private and commercial client work in  Abertillery, Blaenavon, Blaina, Abergavenny, Monmouth, Ebbw Vale, Brynmawr, Rhymney, Tredegar, Nantyglo, Crickhowell and Bargoed, the surrounding areas in South East Wales as well as the English border areas of Herefordshire and Gloucestershire.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “N P Postcode”.

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This is a Sole Practitioner Solicitors’ Practice based in an affluent area, south east of Birmingham. 

The Practice was established by the principal in 1999.  The principal wishes to retire although is prepared to discuss proposals to continue working for an agreed time after disposal to assist with the transfer of the goodwill of the business. 

My Client has asked me to emphasise that this is not a distress sale and is looking for a realistic goodwill payment. 

Turnover for the current year has been excess of £440K. 

The bulk of the firm’s revenue is generated from residential conveyancing [95%] and Commercial Property [5%].  They do not hold any legal aid franchises but are on virtually all of the major lending panels. 

Apart from the principal, there is one other fee earner, one administrator and secretarial support. 

The firm is operated from leased premises with security of tenure virtually in the centre of this major town although the lease expires later in the year. This would enable a purchaser to move the practice to another geographical location without any lease termination or significant dilapidation expenses. 

My Clients have a good P I record which could easily be transferred to an acquirer. 

This Practice would also be ideal for one or two individuals who are looking to start up their own first practice and due to the excellent geographical location of the Practice, there is considerable potential for increasing turnover in the surrounding area and would be a fantastic opportunity for someone with energy and enthusiasm. 

We believe this Practice would also be of interest to Practices who would like to expand their exposure to the private and commercial client work in the Birmingham area, as well as those in Warwick, Coventry, Stratford, Solihull, Leamington Spa, Sutton Coldfield and Henley-in-Arden. 

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “S E Birmingham”.

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This is a Two Partner Solicitors’ Practice in the TQ postcode area of Devon.

The Practice was established by the two present Partners in 1983.  The Partners wish to retire although they are prepared to discuss individually proposals to continue working for an agreed time after disposal to assist with the transfer of the goodwill of the business. 

My Clients have asked me to emphasise that this is not a distress sale and they are looking for a realistic goodwill payment. 

Turnover in each of the last three years has been well in excess of £500K [currently £562K]. 

The bulk of the firm’s revenue is generated from wills/trust/probate [59%] and residential conveyancing [30%].  They do not hold any legal aid franchises. 

Apart from the two Partners, there are four full time assistants and three part time assistants [which include the book-keeper and receptionists]. 

The Partners own their own freehold premises which would be available for sale or lease.  Alternatively, the practice could be transferred to another geographical location. 

My Clients have a clean P I record which could easily be transferred to an acquirer. 

The firm is on virtually all of the major lending panels and holds in excess of 4,500 wills. 

This Practice would also be ideal for one or two individuals who are looking to start up their own first practice and due to the excellent geographical location of the Practice, there is considerable potential for increasing turnover in the surrounding area and would be a fantastic opportunity for someone with energy and enthusiasm. 

We believe this Practice would also be of interest to Practices who would like to expand their exposure to the private and commercial client work in Devon although because of the physical location, along the south Devon coast and within the “English Riviera” this would be very much a lifestyle choice.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “Devon TQ”.

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This is a Sole Practitioner Solicitors’ Practice based in the RH postcode area of Horsham, West Sussex. 

This is a small practice with a £75K turnover in 2017 and £41K in 2018. 

The practice has operated from the Principal’s home for the past 28 years. 

Although a general practice, my Client’s particular experience and expertise has been in criminal law, family and property transactions. 

As a Solicitor’s practice it is subject to SRA governance and compliance and has a clean P I claims record which could easily be transferred to an acquirer. 

The current Practice is situated in a residential area, about ½ mile from Horsham town centre which has excellent rail connections to London and the south coast. 

However, because the firm is operated from a residential location, it would be easy to uplift the firm to another geographical location without any lease termination or dilapidation concerns. 

This firm has phenomenal potential for expansion and would be ideal for an individual who is looking to start up their own first Practice.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “Horsham SP”.

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We are delighted to have been retained by a Sole Practitioner Solicitors’ Practice with an office in the LE postcode area of Leicestershire. 

This is a busy and well regarded 32 year old practice that primarily handles residential and commercial conveyancing, wills/trust/probate work and some matrimonial work.  There is a Will bank and deeds bank of around 2000 packets of documents. It is the town’s longest established local legal office. 

It is on most major conveyancing panels, has CQS, and has a very good Claims record and competitive professional indemnity premiums. 

This Practice is situated close to the centre of this Leicestershire town, with a prominent frontage, substantial residential and commercial catchment area and proximity to major road and rail networks. 

The Principal is interested in selling the entire practice as a going concern but wishes to consider all options, including staying with the firm after disposal in a part-time, full time or consultancy capacity on terms to be agreed, or possible retirement. 

The Practice has a turnover of around £260K.  They do not hold any legal aid franchises. The Principal is assisted by paralegals and other support staff. The office benefits from a top of the range  Law Society endorsed Practice Management system (Proclaim). 

The firm operates from spacious and attractive self-contained detached premises owned by the Principal with excellent on-site and roadside parking facilities.  This would enable a purchaser to negotiate a new lease of the premises or move the offices to another geographical location without any lease termination issues. 

This firm has phenomenal potential for expansion. It would be of great interest to existing Practices keen on expanding their exposure to private and commercial client work in the East Midlands as well as firms that already have offices in local areas, such as Leicester, Hinckley, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray, Ashby de la Zouch, Coalville and Loughborough. 

This Practice would be ideal for one or two individuals who are looking to start up their own first practice due to the excellent geographical location of the Practice, there is considerable potential for increasing turnover in the surrounding area and would be a fantastic opportunity for someone with energy and enthusiasm.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting LE Postcode Leicestershire Sole Practitioner.

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We are delighted to have been retained by a four Partner multi-disciplinary practice law firm with an office in the TR postcode area of Cornwall. 

This is an old established practice that can trace it history back to the middle of the 19th century. 

This Practice is situated virtually in the centre of this market town which has a population of around 17,500 and is on the main line rail network which connects through Plymouth, Exeter, Taunton and Bristol to Reading and London. The Principals are interested in selling the entire practice as a going concern as a couple of the Partners wish to retire although the other Partners might be prepared to consider staying with the firm after disposal in a part-time, full time or consultancy capacity on terms to be agreed. 

The firms’ revenue is made up of Residential Conveyancing [60%], Wills/Trust/Probate [36%], Commercial property [3%] and miscellaneous [1%]. This Practice has an excellent reputation in the area with a turnover of around £360K. There is also around 13,250 wills, deeds and EPAs/LPAs. 

P I cover is in place and there has never been any problems with renewal. They do not hold any legal aid franchises. Apart from the four Partners, there is one fee earner and nine support staff. 

The firm operates from premises owned by two of the Partners.  The lease has expired, and my clients are holding over although it would be available to buy or lease subject to terms.  This would enable a purchaser to move the offices to another geographical location without any lease termination issues. 

The offices are in an excellent geographical location within a short drive to A30, about three miles to the coast and four hundred yards to the railway station.  This would certainly be a fantastic lifestyle choice as well as a firm with phenomenal opportunity for expansion as there are only one or two other firms in the immediate vicinity. 

This Practice would also be ideal for one or two individuals who are looking to start up his or her own first practice and due to the excellent geographical location of the Practice, there is considerable potential for increasing turnover in the surrounding area and would be a fantastic opportunity for someone with energy and enthusiasm. 

We believe this Practice would also be of interest to Practices who would like to expand their exposure to the private and commercial client work in Cornwall as well as firms that already have offices in the local areas, such as Truro, Camborne, Helston, Redruth, Hayle, Penzance, Penrhyn, Falmouth and St. Austell.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting TR Cornwall Postcode.

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We are delighted to have been retained to sell a 2 Director Solicitors’ Practice based in South Wales.

The Director shareholders are interested in selling the practice as a going concern due to their desire to devote time and energy to their other commitments.  At least one of the Directors is willing to continue working after disposal.

This practice was originally established in 2008 and is an unusual, niche practice specialising in Social Welfare Law, (Housing/Landlord & Tenant, Debt and Welfare Benefits).  The firm holds legal aid contracts.  It is also developing its private landlord and tenant business and there is incredible potential for expansion in this regard.   

It is operated from leased offices with a very short notice requirement.  This would enable the acquirer to transfer the Practice to another geographical location without any lease termination costs.  The office is based in an excellent geographical location in the city centre, is close to the City’s railway station and is just a short drive to the M4. 

We believe that this business would be of interest to firms who would like to expand into new legal areas and / or complement their existing legal work.

My clients have an excellent PI claims record which could easily be transferred to an acquirer. 

PI cover is in place and there have never been any problems with renewal.

In addition to the Directors there are 4 solicitors, 1 trainee solicitor, 6 fee earners, 9 support staff and both an Accounts Manager and IT Manager.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting South Wales.

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We are delighted to have been retained by a Two Partner Solicitors’ Practice with an office in S E London. This old established Practice is situated virtually in the centre of this affluent and gentrified suburb. The Partners are interested in selling the entire practice as a going concern as they both wish to retire although they would both be prepared to consider staying with the firm after disposal in an employed capacity. 

This Practice has an excellent reputation in the area as it has been operating there for over 75 years and has a turnover of around £350K. There are no legal aid franchises and the firm is on most of the major conveyancing panels. There is also around 1,500 wills, together with deeds and EPAs/LPAs. 

The firms’ revenue is made up of Residential Conveyancing [41%], Wills/Trust/Probate [17%], Commercial Property [26%], Matrimonial/Family/Children [2%], General Commercial [3%] and litigation [11%]. 

My Clients have a clean P I Claims record which could easily be transferred to an acquirer. P I cover is in place and there has never been any problems with renewal. 

In addition to the 2 Partners, there is one full time fee earner with two full time and two part time support staff. 

The firm operates from premises owned by the two partners which would be available to lease subject to terms.  However, this would enable a purchaser to move the offices to another geographical location without any lease termination issues. 

An added advantage is that their offices are within a seven minute walk to a national rail station with a service to London that takes less than 15 minutes. 

This Practice would be ideal for one or two individuals who are looking to start up his or her own first practice and due to the excellent geographical location of the Practice, there is considerable potential for increasing turnover in the surrounding area and would be a fantastic opportunity for someone with energy and enthusiasm. 

We believe this Practice would also be of interest to Practices who would like to expand their exposure to the private and commercial client work in S E London generally as well as in the surrounding suburbs of Peckham, Nunhead, Brockley, Dulwich, Sydenham, Herne Hill, Camberwell, Forest Hill, Brixton and Crystal Palace. We also anticipate enquiries from Firms in the provinces interested in expanding and who would like to use this Practice as a platform to target the lucrative local market.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “S E London”.

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We are delighted to have been retained by a Solicitors’ practice based on the Berkshire/Buckinghamshire borders. 

This firm are in expansion mode and are looking to acquire a firm that has a family/childcare legal aid franchise. 

The areas they are particularly interested in expanding into include London, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and along the M40 corridor as far north as Birmingham. 

They would also be prepared to consider merging with another firm that has a family/childcare legal aid franchise, acquiring just the family department of another law firm or even setting up a joint venture arrangement with another firm provided they had a franchise. 

As a secondary consideration, they would also be interested in acquiring law firms that specialise in residential conveyancing. 

For further information and to arrange a meeting with my Clients, please email raymondafox@aim.com or call 01494 483728 quoting “Family Legal Aid Franchise”.

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We are delighted to have been retained by a Two Partner Solicitors’ Practice with an office in Swindon. This Practice is situated virtually in the centre of this major Wilshire town and the Partners are interested in selling the entire practice as a going concern although one of the Partners would be prepared to consider staying with the firm after the acquisition in an employed capacity. 

This is an old established Practice which has an excellent reputation in this affluent and expanding town as it has been operating there for over 100 years and has a turnover of around £650K. There are no legal aid franchises but the firm is on most of the major conveyancing panels. There is also around 10,000 wills, together with deeds and EPAs/LPAs. 

The firms’ revenue is made up of Residential Conveyancing [30%], Wills/Trust/Probate [25%], Landlord + Tenant [9%] and privately funded Matrimonial/Family/Children [36%]. 

My Clients have a good P I Claims record which could easily be transferred to an acquirer. P I cover is in place and there has never been any problems with renewal. 

In addition to the 2 Partners, there is one full time and one part time employed solicitor, one full time paralegal and seven full time equivalent support staff. 

The firm operates from leased premises owned by the local council although the lease has expired and they are holding over. 

This Practice would be ideal for one or two individuals who are looking to start up his or her own first practice and due to the excellent geographical location of the Practice, there is considerable potential for increasing turnover in the surrounding area and would be a fantastic opportunity for someone with energy and enthusiasm. 

We believe this Practice would also be of interest to Practices who would like to expand their exposure to the private and commercial client work in Swindon as well as in the surrounding Wiltshire towns. We also anticipate enquiries from Firms in the provinces interested in expanding and who would like to use this Practice as a platform to target the lucrative local market.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “Swindon”.

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We are delighted to have been retained by a Two Partner Solicitors’ Practice with an office on Teesside. This Practice is situated in a busy North East town with around 100,000 inhabitants, close to the A179, A689, A1086 and the A19 and with a direct train service to London.  The Partners are interested in selling the entire practice as a going concern. 

This Practice has an excellent reputation in this affluent and expanding town as it has been operating there for over 40 years, is virtually in the centre of the town and has a turnover of around £400K. There are no legal aid franchises, but the firm holds Lexcel, IIP and CQS, as well as being on most of the major conveyancing panels. There is also around 1,500 wills, together with deeds and EPAs/LPAs. 

The firms’ revenue is made up of Residential Conveyancing [70%], Wills/Trust/Probate [12%], Commercial property [10%] and Miscellaneous [8%]. 

My Clients have a good P I Claims record which could easily be transferred to an acquirer. P I cover is in place and there has never been any problems with renewal. 

In addition to the 2 Partners, there is 1 fee earner/office manager plus 7 support staff. 

The firm operates from premises owned by one of the Partners’ family members who has indicated that they would be prepared to sell the freehold, lease it to the acquirer of the practice although it also enables the practice to be moved to another geographical location without any lease termination costs or dilapidations. 

This Practice would be ideal for one or two individuals who are looking to start up his or her own first practice and due to the excellent geographical location of the Practice, there is considerable potential for increasing turnover in the surrounding area and would be a fantastic opportunity for someone with energy and enthusiasm. 

We believe this Practice would also be of interest to Practices who would like to expand their exposure to the private and commercial client work in the NE of England as well as in towns such as Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, Billingham, Stockton, Darlington, Durham, Peterlee, Seaham and Sedgefield. We also anticipate enquiries from Firms in the provinces interested in expanding and who would like to use this Practice as a platform to target the lucrative market.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “Teesside”.

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We are delighted to have been retained to dispose of a 2 Partner Solicitors’ Practice based in the North Cotswolds area. 

The Principals are interested in selling the practice as a going concern due to their desire to retire although they are willing to be flexible as to any ongoing involvement as required in order to enable a smooth transition for all concerned. 

My Clients are the only law firm in this small affluent Cotswolds town and occupy offices in an excellent location on the main road through the town. Their lease has expired and are holding over with security of tenure, so a move to another location would be easy and would not involve any lease termination issues or dilapidations. 

Turnover for the current financial year is in the region of £135,000. However, due to the excellent client base, history and location there is an incredible potential for expansion. 

The main fee earning characteristics of the firm are Residential Conveyancing [53%], Commercial Property [2%] and Wills/Trust/Probate [45%]. This firm does not hold any legal aid franchise, has no outstanding P I claims and is on all of the major conveyancing panels and a member of CQS.  They hold around 1,400 wills, thousands of deeds and hundreds of LPAs/EPAs. 

Apart from 2 Partners there is 1 employed secretary plus a couple of self-employed support staff. 

This Practice would be ideal for individuals looking to start up their own first practice. It would also appeal to Practices in the Provinces and those already with close proximity to the Cotswolds, such as Cheltenham, Gloucester, Winchcombe, Evesham, Stow-on-the Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, Tewkesbury, Northleach, Stroud and Cirencester, who would like to expand their exposure to legal work in this area.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “ Two Partner North Cotswolds Practice”.

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We are delighted to have been retained to dispose of a 4 Director Solicitors’ Practice based in North East London. 

The Shareholders are interested in selling the practice as a going concern due to their desire to devote their time and energies to their other business interests although it is anticipated that at least one of the remaining Directors would be willing to continue working after disposal. 

My Clients have asked me to emphasise that this is no way a distress disposal and they will be looking for a realistic goodwill payment. 

This practice was originally established in 1998.  My Clients operate their Practice from offices under a protected lease although the lease has expired and they are holding over.  This would enable an acquirer to transfer the Practice to another geographical location without any lease termination costs although it is expected that the landlord would be prepared to grant a new lease to a purchaser. 

The offices are based in an excellent geographical location, on a main road with continual passing traffic, buses and footfall, close to a number of major retail outlets, pubs, banks, estate agents, as well as being about 250 yards from an underground, overground and bus station. Travel times to Kings Cross and Liverpool Street are around 15 – 20 minutes. This is a vibrant, ethnically diverse multi-cultural area in close proximity to Chingford, Walthamstow, Tottenham, Leyton, Whipps Cross, Highams Park and Leytonstone. 

Turnover for the current financial year is in the region of £1,350,000. However, because of the excellent geographical location, there is incredible potential for expansion. 

The main fee earning characteristics of the firm are Residential Conveyancing, Criminal Defence and Claimant Personal Injury. The remainder of the fee earning characteristics of the firm are Immigration, Commercial Property, Wills/Trust/Probate and Matrimonial. This firm holds a criminal legal aid franchise and is on all of the major conveyancing panels. 

Apart from the 4 Directors, there is one employed barrister, 6 self-employed consultants and 9 support staff. 

This Practice would be ideal for one or two individuals who are looking to start up their own first practice. We believe this Practice would also be of interest to Practices in the City, the West End as well as in the Provinces who would like to expand their exposure to legal work in North East London.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “N E London Practice”.

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We are delighted to have been retained to dispose of a 2 Partner Solicitors’ Practice based in North London. 

The Partners are interested in selling the practice as a going concern due to the ill health of one of the Partners, although the remaining Partner would be willing to continue working after disposal. 

This is an old established practice that can trace its history back over 125 years. 

Turnover for the current financial year is in the region of £280K. However, because of the excellent geographical location, there is incredible potential for expansion. 

The fee earning characteristics of the firm are Wills/Trust/Probate work [16%], Commercial Property [18%], Residential Conveyancing [60%], Employment [1%] and miscellaneous non-litigious [5%]. This Practice also holds around 1,000 wills.  This firm do not hold any legal aid franchises but are on most of the major conveyancing panels. 

Apart from the 2 Partners, there are 2 part time employed solicitors, 2 self-employed consultants and 4 support staff. 

My Clients operate their Practice from offices under a protected lease although the lease has expired and they are holding over.  This would enable an acquirer to transfer the Practice to another geographical location without any lease termination costs. 

The offices are based in an excellent geographical location, on a main road with continual passing traffic, buses and footfall, close to a number of major retail outlets, pubs, banks, estate agents, as well as being about 150 yards from an underground and bus station. This is a vibrant, ethnically diverse multi-cultural area in close proximity to Crouch End, Harringay, Southgate, Hornsey, Turnpike Lane, Alexandra Palace, West Green and Wood Green. 

This Practice would be ideal for one or two individuals who are looking to start up their own first practice. We believe this Practice would also be of interest to Practices in the Provinces who would like to expand their exposure to legal work in North London.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “North London 2 Partner Practice”.

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3 Partner Solicitors’ Practice for Sale – HA Postcode area

We are delighted to have been retained to dispose of a 3 Partner Solicitors’ Practice based in the HA postcode area N W London. 

The Partners are interested in selling the practice as a going concern due to the ill health of one of the Partners, although at least one of the remaining Partners would be willing to continue working after disposal. 

Turnover for the current financial year is in the region of £450K. However, because of the excellent geographical location, there is incredible potential for expansion. 

The fee earning characteristics of the firm are Wills/Trust/Probate work [15%], Commercial Property [17%], Residential Conveyancing [48%], Landlord + Tenant [16%], Matrimonial [3%] and Employment [1%]. This Practice also holds around 650 wills.  This firm do not hold any legal aid franchises but are on most of the major conveyancing panels. 

Apart from the 3 Partner there are 3½ full time equivalent support staff. 

My Clients operate their Practice from two adjacent buildings which are owned by the Partners.  This would enable an acquirer to transfer the Practice to another geographical location without any lease termination costs although the Partners would also be prepared to consider either selling or leasing the premises to interested parties. 

The offices are based in an excellent geographical location, on a main road with continual passing traffic, buses and footfall, close to a number of major retail outlets, banks, estate agents, as well as being about 400 yards to the centre of the area’s main “High Street”. This area is in close proximity to Harrow, Pinner, Ruislip, Eastcote, Edgware, Belmont, Bushey Heath, Stanmore, Wealdstone, Harrow Weald, Headstone and Hatch End. 

This Practice would be ideal for one or two individuals who are looking to start up their own first practice. We believe this Practice would also be of interest to Practices in the Provinces who would like to expand their exposure to legal work in N W London.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “HA 3 Partner Practice”.

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We are delighted to have been retained to dispose of a Sole Practitioner Solicitors’ Practice based in N W London. 

The Principal is interested in selling the practice as a going concern due to his desire to retire, although he might be willing to continue working for a time after disposal to smooth a transition. 

My Client has asked me to emphasise that this is no way a distress disposal and he will be looking for a realistic goodwill payment. 

Turnover for the current financial year is in the region of circa £307K plus around £36K of WIP.  However, because of the excellent location, there is incredible potential for expansion, especially in the field of legal aid for children.  My Client’s firm holds Lexcel accreditation, CQS membership and my Client is also on the Law Society’s Family Law Panel. 

This Practice was originally started in the 1940s. The revenue is made up of 30% Residential Conveyancing, 8% Commercial Property, 10% Landlord + Tenant, 4% Wills/Trusts/Probate, 8% General Litigation, 1% employment, 11% Legally Aid Family work, 26% privately funded family work and 2% miscellaneous.  There are around 1,000 wills, deeds and some LPAs/EPAs. 

Apart from the Principal, there is one qualified fee earner, two trainees and a practice manager/bookkeeper.  My Client operates the Practice from freehold premises owned by his pension fund with space for four offices and about 500 sq. ft. of usable office space. He would be prepared to grant a lease on reasonably flexible terms. 

Their P I policy has been renewed until October 2018.  They are also on virtually all of the major conveyancing panels.  This area is very active from a residential conveyancing aspect and most major estate agents have an office in the town. 

The offices are based in an excellent geographical location, on a main road with continual passing traffic and footfall, adjacent to a number of major retail outlets as well as being in the centre of the commercial heart of this vibrant town. 

An underground station and an over-ground station are just 300 metres away with excellent connections to central London. 

This Practice would be ideal for one or two individuals who are looking to start up their own first practice. We believe this Practice would also be of interest to Practices in the Provinces who would like to expand their exposure to legal work in the North West London areas of Greenford, Pinner, Eastcote, Ruislip, Harrow, Sudbury Hill, Kenton, Brent, Northwick Park and Wembley although the current Principal draws clients from around the greater London as well as South Herts.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “N W London”

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We are delighted to have been retained to dispose of an old established two Partner Solicitors’ Practice based in the North Kent/London Borders area.

The Partners are interested in selling the practice as a going concern. Both partners would be willing to continue working after disposal to smooth a transition or for a longer term.

Turnover for the last financial year was in the region of £640K.

The revenue is made up of 23% Residential Conveyancing and Commercial Property, 6% Dispute Resolution, 35% Wills/Trusts/Probate/LPAs, 12% Family and 24% Specialist Litigation.  There are around 6,200 wills, deeds and some LPAs/EPAs.

Apart from the two Partners, there are four other employed fee earners plus a number of support staff, including a full time bookkeeper. They have COLP & COFA routines in place. My Clients operate the Practice from leased offices on the main road through the centre of this Kent town with continual passing traffic and footfall as well as being adjacent to a number of major retail outlets.  However, the Lease has expired and my Clients are holding over.  It is unlikely that the Landlord would not grant a new lease to a purchaser although this would also enable the purchaser to uplift the firm to another geographical location without any dilapidations or lease termination expenses.

The Partners decided not to continue with legal aid work many years ago and have a good P I claims record with cover in place until 30th March 2018.

The offices are within a few minutes’ walk of a National Rail station with an excellent service to London which is about 40 minutes away.

This Practice would be ideal for one or two individuals who are looking to start up their own first practice. We believe this Practice would also be of interest to Practices in the Provinces who would like to expand their exposure to legal work in the Kent and South East London areas.

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting North Kent/London borders

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Two Partner London Practice looking to Acquire:

This is an expanding 7 year old 2 Partner Practice based in the Angel Islington area are looking to acquire/absorb a small number of sole practitioners and/or two partner practices.  They are generally looking within the area bounded by The North Circular and South Circular Roads although would be prepared to consider firms as far north as Hendon, east as Docklands, west as Chiswick and south as Brixton.  They also have a particular interest in small firms in the Richmond, Mortlake and Hampstead areas.  They would consider firms handling most types of legal work [except Legally Aided] and firms with a turnover of between £100K and £350K would be the most attractive.

For further information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting; Angel Islington Practice

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Expanding 5 Partner, high profile and forward thinking practice in the Thames Valley in the Legal 500 and with Investors in People accreditation, are looking to expand by the acquisition of more practices and Senior Solicitors with followings. They are particularly interested in making contact with firms with close proximity to the M4, A4, A40 and the M40 from the West London suburbs as far west as the Oxford and Reading areas.  They have space in their offices close to the Slough and Windsor areas and are looking to absorb additional work and staff into their offices where they can provide the back office, infrastructure, marketing and insurance aspects.  In exchange, they are willing to offer possible partnership, consultancy or a goodwill consideration to facilitate retirement. Of particular interest to them is more, company, commercial, matrimonial/children work, immigration, landlord & tenant, insolvency, litigation and intellectual property.

For information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quote: Thames Valley Practice

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A relatively new Practice based close to the M11 are looking to expand and develop a branch network in the Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex and Hertfordshire areas and would even be interested in a Central London location.  They are looking at acquiring small practices – Sole Practitioners as well as 2 or 3 Partner/Director firms – where the Principals are approaching retirement or feel they have a lack of critical mass to make their firm sufficiently profitable.  Ideally, they would be looking for the Principals/Solicitors to stay for a period to smooth the transition.  They are particularly interested in firms that handle non legal aid family/matrimonial, general private client work, crime and civil litigation.  

For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting: “M11”

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Expanding 10 Partner Central London Practice interested in Merging or making Acquisitions

 We are delighted to have been retained by the above practice who are looking to expand and are interested in hearing from Principals/Partners of smaller Practices who might be looking for an exit route and who would consider an arrangement with a Central London Firm worth exploring.

My Clients are already handling work in the following categories – Residential Conveyancing, Commercial Property, Civil Litigation, Family, Crime, Immigration, Estate Planning and General Commercial.  They already hold franchises in Family, Crime and Immigration.  They are interested in expanding their work exposure in their existing categories but would not be averse to consider moving into other areas of law where such opportunities exist.

They are happy to consider merging with or the acquisition/absorption of Practices within a reasonable commute of central London.

They would be prepared to listen to proposals from the Principals/Partners of firms who would find an attraction in being part of a larger organisation and who might find the offer of, say, Equity, Partnership, Employment or Consultancy a very real alternative to continuing the running their own Practices in this tough economic climate.

For further information, call Ray Fox in confidence on 01494 483728 or email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting “Central London”

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This is a two partner solicitors’ practice on the Berkshire/Surrey borders. The Partners would be interested in potentially merging the practice with a forward looking firm for the mutual benefit of all parties.

The Firm is located within the Golden Triangle of the M4/M3/M25 and is less than 10 miles from Heathrow Airport. The area is very much in a desirable “Stockbroker” belt with a large number of high net worth residents – both U.K. and foreign.

The offices have A2 planning use for professional and financial services and are situated at the junction of a busy main road with continual passing traffic. Free car parking facilities are adjacent and there is a national rail station with access to Waterloo and the City.

The partners own the freehold of the premises which are leased to the Firm. The offices are computer networked.

Income is circa £500,000 a year which comprises approximately residential conveyancing (30%), commercial conveyancing (10%), wills and probate (26%) and family law (34%).

The Firm holds a legal aid franchise in family law.

In addition to the two partners there are three fee earners and four support staff. The Firm holds more than 2,000 wills and a similar number of deeds.

The Firm is strategically located in an affluent area and has great potential for growth.

We believe this Practice would be of interest to provincial Firms wishing to gain a foothold to the West of London to develop their Commercial and Private Client bases in this increasingly attractive area.

For further information, call Ray Fox in confidence on 01494 483728 or email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting: “Berkshire/Surrey border”

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This is a Two Partner Solicitors’ Practice based in Mid Essex that the Partners are interested in selling as a going concern due to their wish to pursue other activities but both would consider remaining as consultants after disposal to assist with a smooth transition. 

Turnover last year was approximately £523,000 and was made up approximately of Residential Conveyancing [9%], Wills/Trust/Probate [4%], Commercial Property [1%], Private Matrimonial/Children [36%], Legally Aided Matrimonial/Children [35%], Contentious Employment [7%] Claimant Personal Injury [3%] and Miscellaneous Litigation [5%]. The Practice holds about 430 wills/EPAs and 323 deeds. 

The Practice is in the centre of a thriving and expanding mid Essex town. It has close proximity to a national rail station for easy access to London and the Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk coasts.  It has reasonably close proximity to the A12, A127, A128 and is about 20 minutes from the M25. 

The Practice holds a Family/Matrimonial Legal Aid Franchise. 

The Partners own the freehold premises where the Practice is based and occupies about 2,155 sq. ft. of office space, virtually directly opposite a major supermarket outlet. The freehold is worth in the region of £550K which would be available for sale or lease. These premises are more than adequate for the practice’s current activities and offer room for future expansion. 

Apart from the two Partners, there are 4 full time equivalent support staff. For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting: “Mid Essex”

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We are delighted to have been retained by a Regional Solicitors’ Practice with a national presence and client base.  My Client is interested in acquiring P I Practices, P I Files and/or P I caseloads.  They will even consider taking over the P I Department and the fee earners within a Firm.  In the event of acquiring an entire Practice, my Client would be willing to consider funding insurance run-off cover.

They are willing, subject to negotiation and agreement, not only to pay a lump sum outright for the files and the associated WIP, but are also willing to consider an interim payment followed by a shared payment on the satisfactory conclusion of the case.

All no-win no-fee P I work would be considered, including RTA, Clin. Neg. and industrial disease claims. No caseloads would be considered too small and any geographical areas in England and Wales would be of interest.

This is a unique and ideal opportunity for a practice that has P I WIP on their balance sheet and would be interested in an opportunity to release immediate funds which could then be invested in other parts of their Practice.   For more information, email solicitorsupermarketbiz@gmail.com quoting: “P I Acquisitions”

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