Dorset law firm to merge with London practice

A Dorset law firm has merged with a London based law practice.

Lester Aldridge and Mackrell.Solicitors have announced that they are to become one firm this year, to be known as Lester Aldridge incorporating Mackrell Solicitors.

The merger will take effect from September 2024 and result in a full-service firm with a combined workforce of over 400, with offices in Bournemouth, Southampton, London and Birmingham.

Matthew Barrow, managing partner of Lester Aldridge, said: “We are excited to welcome Mackrell.Solicitors to the Lester Aldridge family.

“This merger aligns with our strategy, and brings together two thriving firms who share a common culture of client-centred service, teamwork and innovation.”

Maung Aye, joint managing Partner of Mackrell.Solicitors added: “We are delighted to join forces with Lester Aldridge. We have been impressed with their approach to innovation and client service and this merger will allow us to greatly expand our offering to our clients, both nationally and internationally.”

Established in 1845, Mackrell Solicitors is a full-service Central London-based practice that has over 175 years of experience.

Lester Aldridge is a full-service law firm with its head office in Bournemouth.

It offers a broad range of specialist legal services across numerous practice areas, including corporate and commercial, dispute resolution, real estate, private wealth, personal injury and debt recovery.


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