Archibald Campbell & Harley in tie up with Shoosmiths
Archibald Campbell & Harvey which was founded more than 100 years ago is the latest in a series of Scottish law firms to merge with firms south of the border.
Last month Scots firm McGrigors merged with Pinsent Masons and Biggart Baillie have recently announced a merger with DWF.
Shoosmiths. which has eight offices in
The new business will be known in
Shoosmiths chairman Andrew Tubbs said: “Clients have been telling us for some time that they wished we had a presence north of the border, and this is us responding to their wishes.
“In Archibald Campbell & Harley we’ve a perfect fit, in both business and cultural terms. We share clients and there’s crossover in practice areas, particularly real estate, retail, litigation and financial recoveries.
“Opportunities will be created north and south of the border through cross-referral of both firms’ existing clients, and as a result of Shoosmiths’ ability to offer a true UK-wide service to national clients and prospects.
Archibald Campbell & Harley chief executive Rod Macphail said: “We voted unanimously to merge with Shoosmiths, and Andrew Tubbs quite rightly describes this as an excellent fit, with us having both client connections and strong similarities in the way we go about business. This merger is a logical extension of an existing well established relationship across all areas of our practice and as such provides a ready made platform for our ambitious plans for growth.
“We are very excited here as we embark on the consolidation of a relationship that will see ACH Shoosmiths grow and develop in
“It’s all about long-term development and a desire for us both to meet client demand by servicing their multi-jurisdiction legal needs.”
Archibald Campbell & Harley is a commercial law firm, founded more than 100 years ago and based in
Shoosmiths has offices in