Demonstrates Union Square Advisors’ momentum in Internet M&A and providing high-quality strategic advisory services to leading online companies
On December 7, 2015, LegalZoom Legal Services Ltd (‘LegalZoom UK’), announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Beaumont Legal. Beaumont Legal is an award-winning law firm based in Wakefield, Yorkshire, with over 200 years of experience. Recognized as one of the UK’s fastest growing legal businesses, Beaumont Legal currently offers a range of legal services to individuals and businesses and, in recent years, has grown to become one of the UK’s leading providers of conveyancing. The acquisition will help advance LegalZoom UK’s development of a unique next generation law firm to best meet the needs of modern consumers and small businesses. This innovative model requires the perfect blend of technology, lawyers, and other expertise and the acquisition will become a catalyst for a significant recruitment drive at Beaumont Legal. The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2015, subject to certain regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.
About Beaumont Legal
Beaumont Legal has over 200 years of experience in providing a range of legal services to individuals and businesses. They are the First Time Buyer Readers’ Awards winner of Best Law Firm for Conveyancing for the past three consecutive years and awarded in the Large Conveyancers category in the Times Estate Agency of the Year Awards. They were also the Best Conveyancing Provider in the Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards. They are accredited under the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme. Beaumont Legal is headquartered in Wakefield, Yorkshire. For more information, please visit www.beaumont-legal.co.uk.
About LegalZoom UK
LegalZoom UK is an Alternative Business Structure, regulated and authorized by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, headquartered in the East Midlands. It is currently preparing for a 2016 launch of its services to businesses and consumers.
About Union Square Advisors
Union Square Advisors LLC is a leading technology-focused investment bank that offers strategic mergers & acquisitions advice and execution, as well as agented private capital financing services. Founded in 2007, with offices in San Francisco and New York, Union Square Advisors works with leading public and private technology companies, venture capital and private equity firms across the technology landscape with a primary focus on Software, IT infrastructure and Internet / Digital Media. For more information on Union Square Advisors, please visit www.usadvisors.com.