Commercial Law Firm That Started above a Garage Still Stays Away from the High Street

Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales), October 31, 2007 | Go to article overview

Commercial Law Firm That Started above a Garage Still Stays Away from the High Street


Byline: By Sion Barry Western Mail

A legal firm in South Wales which started life in a room over a garage only five years ago is experiencing strong work levels in England. SRBlegal is preparing to move into purpose-built offices on two floors at Newport's Celtic Springs Business Park before the end of the year, buoyed by being one of a handful of law firms in Wales committed to achieving the Lexcel legal certificate of excellence.

Stuart Brothers set up the practice in Chepstow, specialising in commercial and financial services law. He previously worked for Pearl Assurance, KPMG and was managing director of London Life in Bristol.

By September 2002, SRBlegal had moved to bigger premises at Enterprise Drive, Newport, and in March last year to its present offices at Somerton House, Celtic Springs, where company commercial law specialist Liz Hitchings became joint partner in April, this year.

"We are not based where people expect solicitors to be - in a city high street. We made a conscious decision to locate to a business park after research showed it was ideal for the commercial and financial services clients we focus on," Mr Brothers said.

The firm took on another newly-qualified solicitor this month and a trainee in September.

Mr Brother said,"We have captured a niche with Self-Invested Personal Pensions Schemes (Sipps), which is where the real growth is going to be because people are fed up with paying through the nose for financial management.

"We are rapidly expanding, with a growing client base and half of our business coming from outside Wales. The move to new offices will enable us to continue strategic development."

MLM Solicitors has won a string of new contracts to work with NHS Trusts.

The Cardiff-based firm will be working with other panel solicitors over a two-year period to act on behalf of a consortium of five NHS Trusts; Velindre, Swansea, Bro Morgannwg, Pontypridd and Rhondda and North Glamorgan. …

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