Knights announce acquisition of Archers Law LLP

Knights has announced the acquisition of one of the North East’s longest standing law firms for just over £5m, expanding their operations and adding a 17th location across the country. 

Archers Law LLP is a full service law firms established in Teesside in 1860. From it’s Stockton on Tees office it serves one of the largest legal services markets outside of London.

The acquisition of Archers is in line with the Group’s strategy to accelerate its organic growth through carefully targeted acquisitions which are a strong cultural fit. Completion is expected to take place on 26 November 2021

Commenting on the acquisition, David Beech, CEO of Knights, said:

“We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Archers, a leading law firm in Teesside which further expands our footprint into the North East, a region currently undergoing significant public and private investment.”

“The acquisition allows us to build on the existing strong presence we have established in Yorkshire in recent years and provides a compelling platform for future organic growth in the North East, as we cement our position as the leading legal and professional services business outside London.”

Chris Todd, Partner, Archers commented:

“After over a century of growth to become one of the leading law firms in Teesside, we are delighted to join Knights, whose culture is closely aligned to ours. We look forward to executing on the significant growth opportunities in the North East as part of a larger group, which will allow us to offer greater resources and capabilities to our clients in the region and beyond.”

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