Consumer & Retail
Buying a business


Stowe Family Law (Stowe) is the only national law firm dedicated to family law. Backed by private equity firm Livingbridge, Stowe has grown into a network of over 80 locations in England and Wales, with over 160 specialist family lawyers.

About the deal

Stowe acquired Crisp & Co Solicitors, a leading specialist family law firm with a highly skilled and experienced team supporting clients across England, from 17 office locations, including Kingston upon Thames, Central London and Manchester.

How we added value

  • Nurtured a pipeline of acquisition opportunities, originating the Crisp & Co opportunity
  • Advised Stowe on the valuation and structuring of the deal to deliver an optimal solution for all stakeholders
  • Supported Stowe through the due diligence and legal phases to successful completion
What our clients say

Ken Fowlie, Chairman, Stowe Family Law

A big thank you to the team at Springboard for their support of the Stowe team, in a range of ways, as we continue to build our M&A capability. We are delighted to have been able to complete another transaction and thank Rob for his valuable advice and guidance in relation to our acquisition of Crisp & Co.