Williamsons and Humphries Kirk merge

Posted: 1st April 2020

HKHumphries Kirk, a leading Dorset and Somerset law firm, has announced today it will be joining forces with Williamsons Solicitors in Crewkerne as part of a new business merger – helping both firms secure a more prominent position in the area.

The merger will form a new business named ‘Humphries Kirk LLP incorporating Williamsons’, and involve both firms offering a joint broad range of legal services to clients, including commercial litigation, private client, conveyancing and debt recovery services.

Clients will have access to a wider breadth of specialist advisors and benefit from expertise across two well-established local businesses in the Crewkerne area.

Humphries Kirk LLP incorporating Williamsons is currently offering remote access to clients via video conferencing and telephone meetings.

Katharine Jones, senior partner at Humphries Kirk commented: “We are looking forward to welcoming Williamsons Solicitors into our business and, in turn, very much look forward to becoming an extension of their highly experienced team.”

Laura Staples, partner and head of private client law at Humphries Kirk commented: “We are delighted to be merging with Williamsons Solicitors. This move will help provide both Crewkerne residents and those living further afield with even more high-quality legal services during this busy period. In particular, we are looking forward to bolstering our commercial litigation caseloads with expertise from the team at Williamsons Solicitors.”

Michael Williamson, owner of Williamsons Solicitors added: “We have been operating in Crewkerne for 10 years and are very pleased to be newly associated with Humphries Kirk. Together, we can help support many across our area and beyond with any legal services they require, using our combined expertise and local knowledge to continue successfully operating our established businesses into the future.”

Humphries Kirk LLP incorporating Williamsons will operate across two offices at 17 Market Street, Crewkerne, TA18 7JU and 2 Church Street, Crewkerne, TA18 7HR. For more information, call 01460 279100. Humphries Kirk has offices in Bournemouth, Crewkerne, Dorchester, Parkstone, Poole, Swanage and Wareham, a consulting room in London and an international network of lawyers. Visit http://www.hklaw.uk/ for more information.