Conveyancing business swoops to create 1,000 strong firm

My Home Move, a provider of mover conveyancing services, which has offices in Manchester, has bought Leeds-based Advantage Property Lawyers (APL), in a deal that will create a company employing 1,000 staff.

My Home Moves says the deal will mean it will be on the way to delivering 100,000 completions per year.

Doug Crawford, chief executive of My Home Move said: “We acquired APL because of their size, reputation and long standing relationships with a number of significant introducers, which will complement our own strengths. This acquisition will enable My Home Move to support APL’s continued growth over the next few years as well as provide the opportunity for both organisations to share ideas and best practice as we grow together.

“APL is a superb brand managed by a strong team who I look forward to working alongside as we continue to revolutionise the customer experience of conveyancing through further investment in people, processes and innovative technology.”

APL which is located in Leeds and was established nine years ago. It is the sixth largest conveyancing firm in the UK, completing over 900 sale and purchase transactions a month.

Stephen Coupland, head of sales and marketing at Advantage Property Lawyers said: “We are delighted to have joined the My Home Move family, a change that will allow us to continue our growth in Leeds while, over time, building on our existing approach to tap in to some of the exceptional technology platforms that My Home Move has built for its clients and Introducers.

“Above all, My Home Move and Advantage share a passion for efficient, client delighting conveyancing and we look forward to playing our part in the continued growth and success of the combined business.

My Home Move also has offices in Leicester and Northampton.

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