Steeles Law joins Ashtons Legal

Steeles Law was acquired by fellow Norfolk-based law firm, Ashtons Legal, on 1st December 2021.

This merger will take the Ashtons’ team to 400 people and Steeles’ Diss office will be a welcome addition to Ashtons’ existing offices in Norwich, Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge, Ipswich and Leeds (in Leeds trading as Heslop & Platt). The majority of Steeles’ staff will transfer to Ashtons’ Norwich office on Meridian Business Park, with the remainder staying in the firm’s offices in Diss which will be rebranded. Like Steeles, Ashtons Legal are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

The combined teams will allow existing and future individual and business client’s access to a strengthened, wider team offering a broader range of legal services. Ashtons Legal also have a number of specialist brands; Heslop & Platt who deal solely with French property law, Ashtons HR Consulting, and Ashtons Franchise Consulting.