Press release
26th
May 2015
Assure Law agrees to take a stake in Metamorph Law Limited
MetamorphLaw has agreeda supplyserv...
 Thismarket– whichisfocused mainly onresidential conveyancing,Wills,probate,familylaw
and some routine workforlocal busin...
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Press release 26 05 15

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Transcripts - Press release 26 05 15

  • 1. Press release 26th May 2015 Assure Law agrees to take a stake in Metamorph Law Limited MetamorphLaw has agreeda supplyservicesagreementwith Assure Law Limited,the leadinglegal businessconsultancy, whichwill see Assure Law take a minoritystake inMetamorphLaw. MetamorphLaw has beencreated bya numberof seniorfiguresinthe legal market totransformthe waythat consumerlegal servicesare deliveredin the highstreetthroughthe acquisitionof existing firms.Technologyandmodernbusinessprocesses will thenbe introduced tomake thembothmore efficientandconsumer-facing,focusedonservingtheirlocal communities. Assure Lawwill be providingsenior-level resource inareas includingtechnologydue diligence, change management,HRand recruitmentandacquisitiondeal structure. Assure Law’sChairman,TonyStockdale,hasacceptedaninvitationtojoinMetamorphLaw’sboard. MetamorphLaw’s CEO,SimonGoldhill,said ‘We are delightedtohave receivedthisbackingfromthe teamatAssure Law. We are just aboutto start the technologyandchange managementprocesspilotandthe nature of inputandresource that Assure Law have agreedto provide ispreciselywhatwe wouldotherwisehave neededtobuyin.Ithinkwe wouldhave struggledtofinditat the level of qualitythatwe will be receiving. It isof course alsoa greatstatementof faithinour plansforthisbusiness.’ Tony Stockdale added “We are impressedbyMetamorph’sofferingforsmallerlegal firmsmanyof whichcan benefitsignificantlyfromimprovingtheiruse of IT,CRMandlocal market presence.Istronglybelieve the skillswe have inAssure Lawwill bothhelpMetamorphdeliveritsstrategy andprovide its memberfirms withthe meanstocompete successfullyandgrow profitsinan evermore competitive marketplace”. Notes to Editors Metamorph Law Limited  MetamorphLaw has beencreatedbySimonGoldhill,togetherwithanumberof other senior experiencedfiguresfromthe UKlegal market,asa vehicle toacquire,transformand aggregate existinghighstreetlaw firms
  • 2.  Thismarket– whichisfocused mainly onresidential conveyancing,Wills,probate,familylaw and some routine workforlocal businesses –iscurrentlywortharound£8bn pa, still largely deliveredby8,000+ small 1-4 partnerhighstreetfirms.While firmsinthismarketmayalso undertake some personal injury andotherclaimswork,thisisnota significantfeatureof MetamorphLaw’s plans  A technologyandchange managementprocesspilotisdue tocommence shortly,involving the proposedinitial firmtobe acquired.The firstacquisitionsare expectedtocommence on the conclusionof the pilot,withtargetsof 20 firms bythe endof the 3rd yearand scalingup to 60 by the endof the 5th  SimonGoldhill formerlypracticedasa solicitorfor22 years.He thenco-foundedandwas COO of a volume mediationbusinessinthe motoraccidentrelatedpersonal injurymarket, InterResolve HoldingsLimited,whichhe tookfromconceptto VCinvestmentinlessthan6 years.More latterlyhe hasoperatedaconsultancyfocusedonopportunitiestoinnovate in the liberalisedlegalmark,whichincludeda6 monthappointmentasthe Special Advisoron ABS to Which?,before foundinganddevotinghisenergiestoMetamorphLaw Assure Law Limited  Assure Law Group was formedin2013. It assistslegal firmstoimprove profits.  Assure hasa unique range of servicesincludingleadgeneration,rehabilitationservices, strategicand operational advice, afull range of riskand compliance servicesand recruitmentHRand trainingservices.  Assure’sbrandsinclude Lawyers2you, SimplyRehabandHighStreetLawyer

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