In a move that significantly increases its expertise and consolidates its presence in the South East, taylorcocks has merged with West Sussex based Russell New.
Russell New provides a broad range of specialist advice, including strategic commercial consultancy, start-ups, acquisitions and mergers, corporate restructuring and tax planning and has an extensive client base across the Home Counties.
The merger is the latest in taylorcocks’ continued strategy of expansion which has seen the firm increase its operations to a total of 12 offices in London and the South East as well as the Midlands and South West.
Russell New is one of the UK’s leading specialists in the charity and independent education sectors.
Comments taylorcocks’ Managing Partner, Richard Keyes:
‘I am delighted to announce this important merger which is of enormous significance to our continued growth and in extending our breadth of expertise in a number of key areas.
‘Russell New brings to us their unparalleled knowledge of the charity and independent education sectors, amongst others, and an established reputation for service excellence which perfectly matches our own values.
‘We are also very grateful to WJP Brokerage Limited who recognised the potential synergy between us and made the initial introduction.’
Adds Russell New partner, Chris Checkley:
‘The firms complement each other extremely well and we are very excited about what our combined resource can offer our clients going forward.’
Both Russell New and taylorcocks are working closely together on all aspects of the merger to ensure that their integration will be as seamless as possible.