WBW Solicitors LLP and Beviss & Beckingsale LLP are to merge on the 1st September 2021. WBW Solicitors have offices throughout Devon and Cornwall and Beviss & Beckingsale have offices in Devon and Somerset.

The combined firm will have 12 offices and in excess of 300 members of staff.

Both firms have been established for many years and are committed to the locations in which they have offices. Both firms undertake property, private client, dispute resolution, family and personal injury work.

Mark Ollier and Mark Carlisle, Partners of Beviss & Beckingsale, said:

“We are delighted for Beviss & Beckingsale, our staff and clients, that an agreement has been reached to merge our practice with WBW Solicitors. We feel sure that the merger will be advantageous to all of our clients who will now be able to access a wider and larger range of expertise and resources through the new firm. The Partners of both firms have worked tirelessly to reach an agreement to merge which is a significant achievement, particularly given the challenges presented by the pandemic.”

The Managing Partner of WBW Solicitors, Steve Bulman, said:

“The Partners of WBW Solicitors are pleased to be able to announce this merger which will extend the firm’s presence in East Devon and into Somerset. The two firms are very complimentary and the merger will undoubtedly enhance the services that we can provide to all of our clients old and new.

This is very much a meeting of minds as the ethos of the two firms are very similar. We are therefore very optimistic for the future and we look forward to working successfully with our new Partners.”

The new firm will be called WBW incorporating Beviss & Beckingsale and the merger will take place on the 1st September 2021.

WBW Solciitors to merge with Beviss and Beckingsale
From left to right: Mark Carlisle (B&B), Justin Osborne (WBW) and Mark Ollier (B&B)