On 31st March 2021 Knights agreed to acquire the business and assets of housing law services LLP, a niche law firm providing dedicated legal advice and practical support to registered providers of social housing, local authorities and arm’s length management organisations based in East Sussex.
The addition of the housing law services team will further extend Knights’ presence in the housing sector and will bring an additional seven fee earners to bolster its existing Housing and Regeneration team.
The team brings c.35 housing association and local authority clients based across the country with an emphasis on the South East. Completion will take place on 23 April 2021 when the business and assets of housing law services will formally transfer to Knights.
Simon Leighton, Housing & Regeneration Partner for Knights said:
“We are delighted to be enhancing our existing offering to the housing sector with the addition of the housing law services team, and look forward to welcoming them to our team.”
Julie Allen and Tim Crook, Partners at housing law services added:
“We are excited to be joining Knights, and look forward to combining the resources of our existing expertise and clients with that of Knights’ established team.”