HCR’s corporate team have followed a £1bn deals year in 2021-22 with a top ranking for M&A activity according to Experian, helping clients to realise their ambitions and bucking the trend for lower deal volumes compared to last year.
Experian’s Q1 M&A activity report this year shows the firm in first place across the UK, in London, the South East, South West, East of England and the Midlands, taking third place in Wales.
The report shows a slow start to 2022, with the number of deals down 36% across the UK compared to the same period last year, as the pent-up activity following the pandemic has dissipated.
Rich Wilkey, head of HCR’s corporate team, said: “We have got off to a great start this year – our clients know that we are completely focused on achieving their aims and will go the extra mile every time for them.
“The pipeline looks good for the future too; there is, of course, global uncertainty, but there will always be ambitious and entrepreneurial people who want to grow their businesses or invest strategically.”
Harrison Clark Rickerbys has more than 800 staff and partners based at offices in Birmingham, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Hereford, London, Milton Keynes, Northampton, 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 a number of highly successful teams specialising in individual sectors, including education, health and social care, technology, agricultural and rural affairs, finance and financial services, defence, security and the forces, and construction.
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Award-winning firm Harrison Clark Rickerbys provides a complete spectrum of City-quality legal services to business and private clients across the South and West Midlands, Thames Valley and Wye Valley corridors, the southwest of England and in Wales.
The firm has grown through several mergers, both locally and with specialists, all answering client demand. It has more than 780 staff and partners operating out of offices in Birmingham, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Hereford, London, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Thames Valley, Worcester and the Wye Valley, and a turnover of c£65m.
The firm has specialist expertise in health and social care; defence, security and the forces; finance and financial services; construction and engineering; education; technology, and agriculture and rural affairs.
Harrison Clark Rickerbys’ work in all aspects of law is nationally and internationally recognised. Clients’ comments about the quality of its work has led to the firm being listed in Tier 1 of the prestigious Legal 500 and Chamber and Partners directories of the major law firms in England and Wales.
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