Acquisition of Local Solicitors William H Lill
Today we announced the acquisition of local law firm William H Lill.
With +85 years’ experience, W H Lill brings a team of 15 to MLP to create a total of 46 employees, consisting of 27 lawyers and 19 support staff.
As part of the acquisition, the partners of W H Lill, Michael Jackson and Seb Jackson will join MLP. Seb Jackson, a solicitor and qualified mediator has strong corporate, commercial and dispute resolution experience, will join as a consultant and member of the senior management team, and Michael Jackson will consult in an interim capacity to help manage the business integration and client relationships.
Stephen Attree, Managing Partner of MLP, said, ‘We have been experiencing solid year-on-year growth. This acquisition is fundamental to achieving our business objectives and continued success. We are delighted to welcome the W H Lill team and look forward to introducing their contacts to MLP, its culture and way of doing business.’
Michael and Seb Jackson said in a joint statement, ‘MLP has a strong management team and the culture of a client-focused service that we place great value in. Their recent recruitment and investment in leading IT infrastructure has ideally positioned the business to meet the challenges of modern legal advice.’
They continue, ‘Their recent growth is proof that they know how to deliver the very best service to their clients. We were very impressed with the calibre of the senior team, who act with the highest degree of professionalism in all areas of legal advice and ethics.’
MLP will now focus on future plans to develop the business further. Keep an eye on our website and social media for future developments.