BBS Law, a leading law firm with an emphasis on creating and sustaining legal partnerships for businesses and individuals, is thrilled to announce the acquisition of Manuel Swaden, a prominent North West London law firm known for its expertise in property and private client matters. This strategic move will fortify BBS Law’s position in these areas of practice and enhance its ability to serve clients with excellence and efficiency.

The deal, which was completed on 1 April 2024, will see the firm continue to operate under the name BBS Law. With approximately 60 lawyers across their offices in Manchester and London the expanded firm will have an even greater capacity to meet the diverse legal needs of its clients.

Manuel Swaden brings a highly skilled and respected team of legal professionals who will move into BBS Law’s Finchley office. The team includes partners Jeremy Manuel OBE, Michael Swaden and Tamara Lester, whose wealth of experience and expertise will further enrich the firm’s capabilities.

The acquisition aligns perfectly with BBS Law’s commitment to providing comprehensive and tailored legal services to its clients. By incorporating Manuel Swaden’s team, BBS Law will enhance its ability to deliver exceptional service and strategic advice in property and private client matters, further solidifying their position as a leading law firm in the market.

“We are thrilled to welcome the talented team at Manuel Swaden to the BBS Law family,” said Dov Black, Managing Partner at BBS Law. “Their expertise and reputation in property and private client matters align perfectly with our own strength in these areas of focus.

This acquisition will strengthen our capability to serve our clients with excellence across these specialisms whilst ensuring that clients of Manuel Swaden have a broader range of services they can call upon.

Following our successful acquisition of OGR Stock Denton around 18 months ago we are keen to carry on exploring opportunities where growth is of benefit to our clients.”

Jeremy Manuel OBE, said, “We at Manuel Swaden are very excited about joining forces with BBS Law. We believe that combining our expertise with BBS Law’s strong reputation will not only benefit our clients but enhance our ability to deliver exceptional legal services.

We share a passion for putting our clients at the heart of what we do, and we look forward to introducing our clients to the range of services that BBS Law offer for businesses and high net worth individuals.