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L-R: Sharon Beck, Chris Downton

"This is a very exciting time for Taylor Bracewell" says Managing Partner Sharon Beck.

After exchanging contracts mid-June, Yorkshire law firm Taylor Bracewell completed the acquisition of the Downton Commercial Law practice on 3rd July.

As a result of this acquisition and resulting expansion for Taylor Bracewell, the firm's business, employment and dispute resolution teams in Doncaster have now moved to Downton Commercial's office premises on Ten Pound Walk.

"This is a very exciting time for Taylor Bracewell" says Managing Partner Sharon Beck. "We are very much looking forward to working with Chris Downton who has taken up a consultancy position within our business team, bringing his extensive expertise and experience."

"This transaction both strengthens and broadens the range of legal services that can be offered to my existing client base" says Chris Downton.

For further information about the range of services offered by Taylor Bracewell, or what this acquisition means for you as a client of either firm, please contact the Taylor Bracewell team via their website ( or by calling 0114 2721884 / 01302 341 414.

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Frederika Roberts
Tel: 07984 806 651

Sharon Beck
Tel: 01302 640 408


Frederika Roberts is responsible for the Firm’s PR and marketing initiatives and can be contacted for further information / clarification on 01302 341 414 / 0114 272 1884 or 07984 806 651. Her email address is

Taylor Bracewell operates from offices in Sheffield's Fountain Precinct and Thorne Road (and, following the acquisition of the Downton Commercial Law practice, also on Ten Pound Walk) in Doncaster. Specialist areas are: Family Law, Business Law, Personal Law, Dispute Resolution, HR & Employment Law.

The firm has been awarded the Law Society’s law management quality mark, Lexcel as well as its Conveyancing Quality mark. Taylor Bracewell have also been recognised by the Legal 500 definitive independent guide to legal services as a 'Leading Firm 2014'. Taylor Bracewell's family, contentious wills and probate and charity departments have also been separately recommended in the 2014 Legal 500.

The Partners and other team members can be contacted via Frederika for press / media commentary on a range of topics within the above specialist areas.

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