Quercus Corporate Finance is delighted to announce the merger of South East law firm Thomas Eggar with Irwin Mitchell

The Quercus team, led by Nick Standen and Neil Giles, advised the Partners of Thomas Eggar LLP (“Thomas Eggar”) on its merger with Irwin Mitchell LLP (“Irwin Mitchell”).

The financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed.

Thomas Eggar is an innovative and highly regarded law firm operating across the South East of England. It has around 500 people including 70 partners and directors.  The merger will complement Thomas Eggar’s strong South-East practice with Irwin Mitchell’s national coverage and broader service offering. The combined firm will be the 11th largest in the country.

Nick Standen, Quercus Partner said: “I am delighted that Thomas Eggar is now joining forces with Irwin Mitchell.  The merger had compelling commercial logic and will further strengthen the Thomas Eggar business – increasing both its geographical footprint and the depth of service whilst at the same time providing a range of exciting new opportunities for its Partners and staff “.

Vicky Brackett, Managing Partner of Thomas Eggar added:  “My fellow partners and I are delighted to be coming together with Irwin Mitchell, whose ambitious plans will help Thomas Eggar to expand and achieve its full potential.  The advice provided by Nick and Neil at Quercus Corporate Finance was excellent; their focus on achieving the best result for us, together with their commerciality and transaction insight made a massive difference and we are delighted with the outcome”.

Quercus Corporate Finance is a Southern based advisory firm dedicated to delivering the very best quality transactional advice to mid-market companies, entrepreneurs and business owners.  The founding partners have spent collectively over 90 years completing deals and advising owner managers, corporates and private equity investors.  Each has held leadership positions in one of the Big 4 Corporate Finance practices and their track record boasts over 250 successful transactions.