updated on 28 November 2018
Leading South East firm Cripps and London firm Pemberton Greenish will merge on 1 December to create a leading practice focusing on real estate, private wealth and growing businesses. The merged firm will be ranked in the top 70 of UK law firms with revenues of c£45 million and create a firm of 465 people, including 66 partners.
The new firm, which will trade as Cripps Pemberton Greenish, aims to provide the full range of skills across commercial, real estate and private client law. The firm will expand its London offering while retaining Cripps’ presence in Kent.
Gavin Tyler, managing partner of Cripps, said: “It has been a key strategic objective for a number of years to significantly develop our London business. By merging with Pemberton Greenish we will be able to take a joint step forward to deliver a broader, deeper, and even more personal service to all our clients. Being headquartered in Kent however remains a key part of who we are, the clients we want to work with and why Cripps is the firm it is.”
Kerry Glanville, senior partner of Pemberton Greenish, added: “We’re thrilled to join forces with Cripps. Our clients will benefit from our much-increased breadth of service and fully developed infrastructure that modern legal businesses require to be successful. Together we’ll be a true force.”