Bridge McFarland Solicitors, based in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire has announced a new merger with Lincoln solicitors Downes and Siddall.
The move will take place from March 1 and is the latest stage of Bridge McFarland’s strategic growth plan
The existing offices of Downes & Siddall at West Parade, which currently has five staff, will be closed and enquiries will be directed to Bridge McFarland’s main office on Lincoln High Street, joining a workforce of over 160 staff.
Peter Downes will join Bridge McFarland as a consultant.
Peter said: “Joining forces with Bridge McFarland is a natural evolution for my firm, enabling the same high level of service to be provided in the future.
“I am looking forward to working alongside their team of professionals to continue to provide expert advice and support for our clients.”
Stephen Lambert, Senior Partner of Bridge McFarland, said: “This merger creates an exciting opportunity for Bridge McFarland as it continues to enhance its commercial and private client legal services.
“This deal highlights our determination to take advantage of business opportunities and we are delighted to welcome Downes and Siddall, who will add considerable expertise to our existing capabilities.”