Chafes and Hague Lambert announce their merger which was formally completed today, Saturday 1st October.
Combining the complementary expertise of two well established and reputable firms to create a stronger client focused practice.
The merged firm will be known as Chafes Hague Lambert Solicitors and will continue to deliver the high quality service to individuals and businesses that their individual reputations are built on.
Key benefits of the merger include, an expanded geographical presence in the region, with 10 partners and a combined staff of 88 operating from offices in Alderley Edge, Knutsford, Macclesfield, New Mills, Urmston, and Wilmslow. As well as a combined annual turnover that is expected to rise to more than £5 million.
Rob Brindley, managing partner at Chafes, said: "This merger is about two well-respected practices, who share a similar ethos, joining together to become the premier regional law firm outside of Manchester.
"Hague Lambert is a highly-respected practice. Its reputation as an adviser to owner-managed businesses and high-net-worth individuals is testament to that."
Nigel Day, senior partner of Hague Lambert, said: "This is great news for our clients, partners and staff. Both firms are focused on growth and are committed to delivering the highest quality, partner-led services.
"Clients will see no difference to the level of service they receive the only thing will be the name change. However, as we continue to grow they will benefit from the innovation and increased range of specialist services our combined teams will be able to provide."