Dutton Gregory’s growth plans in Dorset continue with a merger with Turners solicitors, which took effect from the beginning of April 2018.
The staff from Turners moved into the offices of Dutton Gregory (located at 3 Poole Road, Bournemouth) over the Easter break. All files, Deeds and Wills stored on behalf of clients of Turners have been moved across to the secure storage facilities in Dutton Gregory's offices and the firm will continue to store those on behalf of its clients.
Regional heavyweight, Dutton Gregory, prides itself on being a full service law firm and the addition of Turners will add strength to existing teams and double the size of the firm’s corporate and commercial offering to its business clients.
Andrew Tilley, Managing Partner of Dutton Gregory said “We’re delighted to have found such a great fit for growth with the Partners and staff at Turners. Whenever we look at any possible merger or acquisition we look at the potential to create and add value for our clients – something I know we will achieve with our merger with Turners.”
Mike Shutler, Managing Partner of Turners added “For many years at Turners we have built strong professional relationships with our clients. In a changing legal market, we have not always been able to offer all of the services to those clients we would have wanted. By joining with Dutton Gregory, not only will our clients receive continuity of service, but a combined strength in the quality and diversity of services we can now offer.”
The offices of Turners will close at 5pm on Tuesday 27 March to facilitate moving into Dutton Gregory’s offices at 3 Poole Road. Dutton Gregory’s Bournemouth office will remain open during the move and clients will be able to contact staff at both firms by calling Turners on 01202 291291 or Dutton Gregory on 01202 315005.
From left to right: Sue Hobby, Mike Shutler, David Blackmore (Turners) and Andrew Tilley (Managing Partner - Dutton Gregory)