The Benefits & Pitfalls Of Buying or Merging A Solicitor Practice

The Benefits & Pitfalls Of Buying / Merging A Solicitor Practice


In this free 1 hour webinar, Chris Hutton, a Partner of Charnwood Accountants and Business Advisors LLP will discuss all of the aspects associated to buying a practice. Whether through a management buy out, purchase of a third party firm or a merger, there are many things to consider including valuation, structure of the deal and tax efficiency.

Chris will also discuss the changing attitudes of legal practices over recent years regarding valuation of their firms when considering succession planning.

Target Audience

This webinar is aimed at legal practitioners and those working with them.

Date and Time

The webinar will be held on Thursday 19 August 2021 at 1pm.

Recording & Registration

If you cannot attend live, this webinar will be recorded and will be made available to you after the event. Registration ensures that you will receive the recording.


Chris Hutton FCCA, Partner, Charnwood Accountants and Business Advisors LLP

Chris has been with Charnwood Accountants since it commenced trading in 2004. Chris is a qualified accountant and business owner with a leadership role in 4 different business in different sectors. Chris utilises his experience as an accountant, advisor and business owner to offer valuable solutions to real world problems faced by business owners. In his career, Chris has significantly increased the wealth of his clients by offering a high degree of technical and commercial advice which is fundamentally derived from understanding his clients personal and financial aspirations to help them achieve their short- and long-term goals. Chris has a keen interest in succession planning and has personal experience in both buying and selling businesses having recently acquired a financial services business, undertaking their own MBO at Charnwood Accountants in 2017 and also selling the family run nursery business in 2020. Chris is married with 2 children, Megan and Alex. Outside of business, Chris is a keen runner, golfer and hockey player and general loves all things sporty, Chris hopes to complete his first ultra-marathon in 2021 following the completion of his first marathon in 2020.

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