Yorkshire law firm expands regional reach with new acquisitions
A Huddersfield-based solicitors has announced the acquisition of Newman & Bond in Barnsley “despite Covid disruption last year.”
Ridley & Hall also acquired the Pontefract firm Bashforth Young in 2019 and saw the opening of an office in Leeds in 2018 as well as organic growth as the number of client has kept rising.
Emma Pearmaine, managing director of Ridley & Hall, said: “Newman & Bond has established a strong reputation as a specialist, independent firm, and its services are a great fit with Ridley & Hall, further strengthening our family, private client and property law expertise.
“Like us, they are long-established, are known for the quality of their work and also provide legal aid services.”
Jill Leece, Ridley & Hall partner, commented: “We are really pleased to join Ridley and Hall. Jane and I both consider this to be a fantastic opportunity for our people and our clients, all of whom will benefit from being part of a larger firm who share our values and dedication to quality legal services.”
Ridley & Hall rode out the pandemic and has reportedly increased its turnover to over £3m in the 2020/2021 financial year.
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