Appointment in law firm’s Cheltenham office signals continued growth

HCR Rachael Reeve appointmentLeading regional law firm, Harrison Clark Rickerbys, has welcomed Rachael Reeves as a Senior Associate within the firm’s Cheltenham corporate department.

The hire of Rachael Reeves has hugely increased the department’s capability at a senior level and they are now a 12-strong team consisting of 3 partners, 6 solicitors and 3 trainees.

Rachael deals with a range of corporate matters, typically helping entrepreneurial start-ups, growing family owned businesses and SME’s. Her work spans all sectors and she is particularly experienced in shareholder and equity arrangements, mergers, disposals and acquisitions and corporate restructuring.

Rachael is also a member of the Harrison Clark Rickerbys’ equine team, advising on equine business matters.

Richard Wilkey, Partner and Head of Cheltenham Corporate department, commented; “I am delighted to welcome Rachael to the Cheltenham corporate team at Harrison Clark Rickerbys. Her depth of knowledge, experience and expertise is fantastic for the firm and our clients. She has a strong contact base on which she can help push out and grow our brand.

Rachael said; “I am extremely pleased to join the corporate team and I am looking forward to working closely with my colleagues to help build on the law firm’s excellent reputation in Gloucestershire.”

That excellent reputation was reinforced earlier this month as the firm-wide corporate department at Harrison Clark Rickerbys announced a remarkable set of results for the first six months of its financial year – advising on 63 sales, mergers, acquisitions and exits totalling over £100 million between April and September.

These impressive results not only highlight the expertise of the department, but also reflects the firm’s recent top ranking in two prestigious listings: The Legal 500 UK, where it was listed as a top-tier West Midlands law firm in four practice areas, including corporate and commercial; and The Chambers Guide, with the Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions department ranked as Band 1 and described as offering an ‘impressive full-service corporate practice, including private and public company M&A, private equity and financing.  Capable of acting for local, regional and national clients.’

To speak to Rachael please contact her on +44 (0) 1242 246408 or visit Harrison Clark Rickerbys’ website at 

To find out more please contact:

Clare Farquhar            T: 01531 640256

Claire Brown              T: 07787 505963