Stowe Family Law announces the acquisition of Hawkins Family Law

A growing London law firm has announced another acquisition as it bolsters it’s ranks with the addition of a Buckinghamshire based boutique firm.

 Stowe Family Law  announced earlier this week that it has acquired Hawkins Family Law, a boutique family law firm based in Buckinghamshire with offices across greater London and the southern counties which will make the latest acquisition their fourth.

The firm says their latest acquisition will ‘strengthen Stowe’s status as the UK’s largest specialist family law firm’, building upon its growing presence in greater London and footprint across the South of England.

Last year Stowe acquired Crisp & Co Solicitors, a family law firm supporting clients across England, from 17 office locations, including Kingston, Central London, and Manchester.

The addition of the team from Hawkins will further enhance Stowe’s ability to support clients facing the challenges of a family breakdown, including divorce, child arrangements and financial matters, while continuing to offer tailored solutions to meet individual client needs.

Ken Fowlie, Chairman at Stowe, said of the acquisition:

“Hawkins Family Law is an outstanding addition to the Stowe offering in the South of England. As we continue to pursue our mission to become the UK’s first choice for family law, this acquisition is another exciting step towards our goal. We are always looking for new ways to grow our presence and better serve our clients in 2024, and beyond.”

Heading up the new team, Stowe’s Regional Director for the London and the South East, Jemma Slavin, said:

“We are delighted to welcome the talented Hawkins Family Law team to Stowe. Their expertise and shared commitment to providing exceptional legal advice and client service will enable us to help more families across greater London and the South East.”

Private equity firm Livingbridge acquired Stowe Family Law in 2017. Since then, the firm has grown into a network of more than 90 offices across England and Wales, with over 180 specialist family lawyers and the country’s largest portfolio of family law work.

Stowe Family Law was assisted in the acquisition by Springboard Corporate Finance.

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