Ramsdens acquires York-based Burn & Co Solicitors

Ramsdens Solicitors has acquired Burn & Co Solicitors in York.

The acquisition, effective from 23 March, increases the staff headcount at Ramsdens to 266 and its number of offices to 14 across Yorkshire.

Burn & Co, with offices in York and Easingwold, is a private client and commercial practice specialising in conveyancing, wills and probate, family law, civil litigation, and commercial property.

Paul Joyce, managing partner at Ramsdens, said of the acquisition: “We are delighted with this latest acquisition, which strengthens our offering in the North Yorkshire legal market.”

“Like Ramsdens, the firm has a reputation for providing straightforward, results-driven advice and this deal will benefit both clients and staff. Together, we will work to ensure that the firm continues to achieve excellent financial performance and deliver strong growth.”

Claire Rutter, managing director of Burn & Co, commented: “The whole team at Burn & Co are delighted to be joining forces with Ramsdens. We are looking forward to continuing working with our valued clients in North Yorkshire whilst benefitting from the support and expertise of a much larger network.”

Ramsdens chairman David Bradley added: “This is a good match for Ramsdens with culture and values very closely aligned and the complement of Burn & Co staff boosting expertise across departments will see Ramsdens continue to grow from strength to strength.”

(Pictured, from left to right: Steven Singh, Mark Burn, Claire Trueman, Claire Rutter, Richard Dean and Graeme Burn)