The SimplyBiz Group has acquired legal consultancy and business support services provider 360 Legal Group.
The company offers a range of ancillary and development services including strategy and growth consultancy, training, business planning and mergers & acquisition support to UK law firms.
David Kershaw, group member services director at SimplyBiz, said: "The 360 Legal Group has an established and well-respected brand within the legal sector and so seemed a natural fit to develop the SimplyBiz Group."
Viv Williams, CEO of 360 Legal Group, added: "The new rules concerning outcomes-focussed regulation will change the way law firms are managed in the future and so legal businesses will need extra support to ensure they continue to evolve and thrive in the new world.
"We have long been impressed by the scope and standing of SimplyBiz Group and this new partnership will enable us to access the group's significant expertise and resources in applying these new rules to our profession whilst maintaining our established services."
The SimplyBiz Group has expanded substantially in recent years, most notably with the acquisition of SIFA Ltd. and the launch of Verbatim Asset Management, New Model Business Academy and SimplyBiz Mortgages.
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