A new merger between Allan McDougall Solicitors and McQueen Legal is set to generate a combined fee income of £4 million
Allan McDougall Solicitors and McQueen Legal have merged practices, creating an expanded business with more than 70 staff, offices across nine locations, and fee income in excess of £4m.
The new entity, Allan McDougall McQueen LLP, will be headed up by managing partner Gordon Bathgate. All seven existing partners, including Mary McQueen, former managing partner of McQueen Legal, will take up partner roles.
The merger in numbers:
· £4m combined fee income
· 73 staff
· 7 partners
· 9 offices across Edinburgh and the Lothians
· 6 practice areas
· 133 legacy years of practice, across two merging firms
Bathgate said: “As two of the leading high street legal brands with complementary office locations, we are the perfect fit. Allan McDougall has been focusing heavily on growth over the last couple of years, with new staff across all teams and new southside Edinburgh and East Lothian offices.
“Coming together with McQueen Legal significantly strengthens our property and estate agency offering and provides our clients with an extensive range of services, which can be accessed locally. From employment and personal injury litigation to property, private client and family law advice, our new firm is able to offer legal support for all of life’s major milestones – whether planned or unforeseen.”
Creates a new firm with a fee income in excess of £4m
Merger forms a leading regional legal network, with nine locations across Edinburgh and the Lothians