Law firm grows team in wake of record turnover for office
A leading Yorkshire legal firm is planning further growth in 2019.
The Sheffield office of law firm, Lupton Fawcett, has doubled its operational space by expanding on to the second floor of its offices on Bank Street.
The move comes after another record year for the South Yorkshire office with turnover rising to £2.8m this year and an additional nine people joining the 40-strong team.
A Lupton Fawcett spokesman said yesterday : “Success has been enjoyed across both the commercial and private client departments with the corporate team completing a record 26 deals with a total value of £136m in the last financial year.
“The new floor has been designed and equipped to provide space for client presentations, seminars, training and an employee engagement area.”
The head of Lupton Fawcett’s Sheffield office, Michele Phillips, said, “We have had an exceptional year resulting in our rapidly expanding team outgrowing our offices.
“As we did not want to move from our central location, we were fortunate that the second floor became available to us so that we could increase our space with minimum disruption.
“The new fit out is impressive and provides our team and clients with first class meeting facilities and presentation rooms.”
Jonathan Oxley,the managing partner of Lupton Fawcett, said, “The office expansion coincides with our planned £1m investment in a new IT system which will provide seamless communication with our three offices in Sheffield, York and Leeds.
Mr Oxley added: “We have an impressive team of solicitors working within the firm and the latest technology will enable even greater collaboration and experiencesharing across the offices to provide our clients with the very best advice across all aspects of the law.”
PARTNERS:From left, Michele Phillips Rob Cooke, Simon Lockley, Julian Rowden, Joan Pettingill, Neil Large, Tricia Carter.