Thames Valley and City law firm B P Collins LLP is continuing its expansion by merging with Cathcarts Solicitors, a prominent west London firm, known for its expertise in property and private client matters.

Effective from 3 May 2024, the combined firm will operate under the B P Collins LLP name.

With 60 lawyers across B P Collins’ offices in Gerrards Cross, Thame, the City and now Ickenham in west London, the expanded firm will have a greater capacity to meet a wide variety of legal needs of clients.

Cathcarts Solicitors brings a highly skilled and renowned team of legal professionals who will all continue to operate from their west London office. The team’s exceptional expertise and experience will enhance B P Collins’ ability to support clients on property, and wills, trusts and probate matters as well as offer Cathcarts’ clients additional services from B P Collins including family, dispute resolution, employment and business advice.

Simon Deans, senior partner, B P Collins LLP says: “We are delighted that we have come to an agreement with Cathcarts to combine the excellent services and cultures of both legal practices for the benefit of our clients, who we find prefer when all of the services and specialist lawyers they need to achieve their goals are available through one firm. This deal will serve to add depth and breadth to our offering and help us expand our existing presence in London.

“It is a significant milestone in both firms’ histories and will bring many benefits through our shared values and vision for the future.”

Peter Cathcart, consultant adds: ”We have enjoyed a close working relationship with B P Collins over many years. My partner, John Cathcart and I feel this is a very positive step forward for our team and our clients. We look forward to continuing to deliver an excellent service.”

With more than 100 people now employed across its four offices in Thame, Gerrards Cross, west London and the City. B P Collins LLP has provided legal advice to businesses and individuals for nearly 60 years.