Get Connected! with our latest mergers and acquisitions publication, including a review of the legal sector

Valerie Wain


Hallidays, in association with The Corporate Finance Network have published their latest ‘Get Connected’ publication of mergers and acquisitions business opportunities in the North West region. This edition features a review of mergers and acquisitions in the legal services sector.

Did you know:

  • The UK Legal Services market is worth approximately £30.6billion (pre Brexit) and grew by an annual compound rate of 2.4% between 2011 and 2016
  • over 300 significant merger and acquisition transactions took place in the UK legal sector between Jan 2011 and May 2016?
  • a fifth were in the North West region?
  • a third were mergers, indicating similar sized firms are joining to rapidly increase their scale?
  • a key emerging theme for legal services firms are ‘fixed fee arrangements, particularly among smaller legal services firms?

Read Get Connected to learn more about the Legal Services Market and current businesses for sale and business wanted in the North West.

As members of the Corporate Finance Network, Hallidays are well-placed to provide expert advice on mergers and acquisitions. Learn more about the specialist support we provide the legal sector. If you would like further details of the support we can provide please contact Valerie Wain on 0161 476 8276 or email

If you have any questions about how we can help your business, particularly with the challenges and opportunities Brexit will bring, we will be happy to speak to you. Please do not hesitate to call!

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