DMH Stallard LLP, based in London and the South East, today announced the completion of its merger with Surrey based Callaghans. The new firm will be called DMH Stallard.
The merger of DMH Stallard and Callaghans supports DMH Stallard’s regional expansion plans and brings the total number of Partners at the firm to 50.
The team at Callaghans are particularly experienced in property, litigation and private client work. These complement the existing specialisms of DMH Stallard, and ensure that a full range of services can be offered to clients from new offices in Guildford, as well as Callaghan’s existing premises in Farnham.
Tim Aspinall, Managing Partner at DMH Stallard, said:
“We are delighted to announce the merger with Callaghans which introduces talented new people to the firm with exceptional experience whilst fitting in with our core strategy. The merger provides an excellent opportunity to build on our success within the Surrey and North Hampshire regions. We already have a strong client base there and look forward to working with many more businesses, organisations and individuals located in this part of the South East.”
Senior Partner Jerome O'Callaghan from Callaghans, said:
“Callaghans is known as a niche firm providing an in-depth, personal service to companies, directors and private individuals. We have been considering a merger for some time but it had to be the right fit. We are delighted to have merged with DMH Stallard, because of their excellent reputation and their commitment to building long term relationships with their clients, which is very important to me.”
Partners Jerome O'Callaghan, Belinda Butler-Smith and Stephen Izod will be joining DMH Stallard as Partners. Ian Bradley and Sophie Andrews will join as Associate Solicitors and Peter Sturgess and Nick Van Der Borgh will join as Consultants.
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About DMH Stallard
DMH Stallard LLP is dedicated to making its clients the centre of its business and delivering technical excellence. The firm invests in building long term relationships with its clients, so the firm can support their strategic objectives and deliver solutions that are needs driven.
The firm is proud to work with some of the most innovative and successful organisations in the country, including major financial institutions, many FTSE-listed companies, private equity-backed businesses and high-profile public sector bodies. As well as advising organisations the firm also help individuals, and their families, protect their wealth and manage their personal affairs efficiently and effectively and dealing with their Property and related matters, whether of a contentious or non-contentious nature.
The firm operates in a range of sectors and is top ranked in its core practice areas by independent directories Chambers and Partners and Legal 500. The firm has won multiple awards, including:
- Corporate Law Firm of the Year at the Insider South East Dealmakers Awards 2012
- Best Financial Management award at the MPF European Practice Management Awards in 2010
- Best Use of Technology award at the MPF European Practice Management Awards in 2009 for its online property case management system, DMH Direct.