1 May marks a milestone for more than 1,000 staff at Weightmans LLP as they embark on a new financial year as a UK top 40 law firm.
As the merger with Mace & Jones formally takes effect, 160 partners, fee earners and support staff join forces with their new colleagues under the Weightmans brand.
Patrick Gaul, managing partner of Weightmans said:
“Today we move forward as a single entity with more than 1,000 people representing the Weightmans brand.
“Our merger with Mace & Jones will contribute significantly to the range of commercial services we offer to clients across the country.
“In total we have welcomed 160 new people to the firm, including an entire private client division which is led by top tier family lawyers.
“Everyone is committed to a shared philosophy of delivering results for our clients and success for our people. It is under those values that we now embark on a new financial year.”
John Schorah, partner and head of Weightmans’ Commercial business line, said:
“This is truly transformational for many parts of Weightmans’ Commercial practice and we are combining with some really talented people .
“There is no doubt that Weightmans is now one of the country’s leading employment practices with really strong offerings in corporate, dispute resolution and real estate for our clients..
“ Adding to our specialist Regulatory Services we now have an exciting dedicated Construction offering .”
“I am also delighted the firm is adding a leading Family Law practice to our services as well as private client”.
On 1 April, Weightmans acquired the insurance practice of Vizards Wyeth.The firm now has offices in Birmingham, Dartford, Knutsford, Leicester, Liverpool, London and Manchester.
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Training & Events
Back to Basics - Breakfast seminars (EV475)
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Venue: EC3 - Regulatory - 20 April 2016 EC3 - Insolvency - 27 April 2016 EC3 - Costs - 4 May 2016 EC3 - London Market - 11 May 2016 EC3 - Professional Risk - 18 May 2016 EC3 - Large Loss - 25 May 2016
Property, Planning & Environment Review 2016 (EV465)
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Venue: Leicester Leeds
NHS LA CNST Contribution and Patient Safety Symposium (EV478)
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Venue: London, 2nd Floor, 6 New Street Square, London EC4 3BF St Philips Point, Temple Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B2 5AF