Award winning top regional law firm Harrison Clark Rickerbys (HCR) has completed its merger with top ranked Northampton firm Hewitsons. The two firms come together as one from today (June 1).
Charlotte Thornton-Smith, who will head the Northampton office with Dominic Hopkins, said: “We are pleased both that the merger has been completed successfully and that it has been received positively by the staff and clients of both firms. We are looking forward to working together.”
Dominic Hopkins said: “We recognise the strengths each firm brings to this merger and we know that together we can offer clients a great depth and breadth of expert advice across a wider area.”
The merger brings the two firms together into a firm of approximately 780 people and £65m turnover, with a network of 11 offices across the country.
Harrison Clark Rickerbys, trading as HCR Hewitsons in Cambridge, Milton Keynes and Northampton, has more than 780 staff and partners based at offices in Birmingham, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Hereford, London, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Hereford, Thames Valley, Worcester and the Wye Valley, providing a complete spectrum of legal services to both business and private clients regionally and nationwide.
The firm has global reach via its flourishing network of independent law firms, LawExchange International, that Hewitsons established some 25 years ago. It also has a number of highly successful teams specialising in individual sectors, including health and social care, education, technology, agricultural and rural affairs, finance and financial services, defence, security and the forces, and construction.