Colemans-ctts changes name to Simpson Millar LLP
Rebrand follows merger in 2015 and reflects the unison of both business, which will now operate as one entity across the UK
January 18, 2016: Colemans-ctts, a well-known legal brand in the UK, announces that it has changed its name to Simpson Millar LLP [‘Simpson Millar’]. The rebrand, which took effect from 16 January 2016 follows the merger with Simpson Millar LLP in 2015 and reflects the union of both business, which will now operate as one entity across the UK.
In August 2015, Colemans-ctts and Simpson Millar merged to create one of the largest consumer law firms in the UK. A market leader in consumer legal services, Simpson Millar’s range of services has now been significantly enhanced and its footprint extended to 12 locations across England and Wales. Combined revenues are now in excess of £40m with expectations to grow to over £60m in the next two years in line with the firm’s ambition to become a top 50 law firm. The firm has strengthened its market positions in key business lines including travel law, personal injury and property conveyancing.
Peter Watson, Managing Director of Simpson Millar: “Merging with Colemans-ctts in 2015 represented a significant milestone for both businesses. Not only has our range of services been enhanced and our UK presence extended, importantly, clients now have access to a broader range of talented legal experts across many key practice areas. An important focus has also been to ensure that there is no compromise to quality and client care during this transition. Rebranding the combined businesses to Simpson Millar LLP represents the next step in this transition, and ensures a clear synergy between both businesses.”
With the backing of its parent company, Fairpoint Group PLC, Simpson Millar has become the largest trading operation within the Fairpoint business, accounting for more than 60%* of total group revenue.Simpson Millar’s range of services includes:
- Commercial, Dispute Resolution and Mediation
- Conveyancing and Property
- Driving Offences
- Education Law
- Employment Law
- Family Law
- Holiday Claims
- Medical Negligence
- Personal Injury
- Polish Legal Services
- Professional Negligence
- Road Accidents
- Wills and Probate
SIMPSON MILLAR LLP
Simpson Millar LLP is a Fairpoint Group PLC company which successfully represents the rights of individuals and their families via a network of 11 regional UK offices and through its long-standing association with membership organisations.
The firm was the first ever UK law firm to obtain Lexcel Accreditation from the Law Society, and the first to obtain the Diversity in Business Accreditation.
Simpson Millar LLP employs more than 500 people including around 330 fee earners from offices in Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, London, Wimbledon, Bristol, Cardiff, Lancaster, Gateshead and Kingston-Upon-Thames.www.simpsonmillar.co.uk
FAIRPOINT GROUP PLC
Fairpoint Group Plc is listed on the Alternative Investment Market and a leading provider of professional services to UK consumers with particular skills in process automation and consolidation. Fairpoint offers a wide range of specialist solutions across two market sectors, financial and legal services.www.fairpoint.co.uk