Northern law firm Linder Myers Solicitors has acquired the practise of Dickinson Haslam via a pre-pack deal.
Paul Stanley and Dean Watson of Begbies Traynor were in charge of the insolvency and resulting sale of Dickinson Haslam.
The deal, completed for an undisclosed sum, is another step towards Linder Myers’ fee income goal of £25m by 2015.
Bernard Seymour, managing partner at Linder Myers said: “Dickson Haslam has gained an enviable reputation for providing quality legal services in Lancashire with a long history in the region.
“I am pleased to welcome the new teams to the business and look forward to building on our combined strengths as we continue to grow the practice.”
Dickson Haslam directors David Southern and Raymond Green said: “Dickson Haslam has been providing legal services in Lancashire for more than two centuries; however, the current market has been the most challenging in the history of the firm.
“Linder Myers proved a good cultural and business fit for us with a strong infrastructure allowing us to better service clients and we look forward to working with our new colleagues.”
Linder Myers, which provides corporate recovery and insolvency procedure services, acquired SNG Commercial in Manchester in a pre-pack in October 2012 and Rowlands Field Cunningham in December 2011.