Derby legal business, Bakewells has merged with Nelsons Solicitors who are based in the East Midlands as part of an ambitious strategy for growth.Nelsons which has offices in Derby, Leicester and Nottingham employ more than 200 staff and is seen as a “regional heavyweight” in the national and independently researched Legal 500.
Bakewells managing partner, Andrew Murfin said: “Nelsons and Bakewells are two trusted local firms coming together to strengthen our broad base of expertise. We are two like-minded firms and this merger will offer significant benefits to our clients, providing a real driving force in Derby and the surrounding area.”
The Bakewells’ team is a “perfect fit in Derby” for Nelsons, says both Nelsons’ chief executive Tim Hastings and Andrew. Tim said: “We are delighted that Bakewells is merging with us. It is a Derby firm which is well established in the business community here. Bakewells is an owner managed firm with an excellent reputation and a broad client base and we felt it was just the right practice for us to join forces with. “This merger means we can bolster our expertise in Derby and the wider region. It further underlines our strategy for growth which Nelsons has firmly in its sights.”
Nelsons have been established for some 30 years and have offices throughout the East Midlands in Nottingham, Leicester & Derby, providing legal services for Businesses and legal advice for Individuals.
They can be found at: www.nelsonslaw.co.uk