Forsters to acquire Gowling WLG private client team

Date: 09 Mar 2017


The new team, which it is planned will join Forsters on 1 May this year, includes four partners: Anthony Thompson, Catharine Bell, Nick Jacob and Daniel Ugur, as well as ten solicitors and five other members of staff.

Commenting on the acquisition, Patrick Harney, partner and head of the private client team at Forsters, said: “This acquisition will be highly significant for Forsters, increasing both the scope and reach of our private wealth services and adding to our expertise for both UK domiciled and internationally based clients. There are strong synergies between our respective teams and existing client bases and this is a real opportunity to enhance Forsters’ position as a market leading law firm in private client work.”

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