EDWARD Quigg and James Golden of construction and public procurement law firm Quigg Golden have become partners at renowned Belfast firm Edwards & Co solicitors in a strategic move that will provide clients of both companies with an expanded range of support and services.
Founded in 1979, Quigg Golden has offices in London, Maidstone, Dublin and Belfast, and its team of legal, construction and procurement professionals provide a full service for construction and procurement law matters. contentious and non-contentious.
The Edwards & Co team has been providing high quality legal support to clients across Northern Ireland for over 50 years and covers a full range of legal services; providing individuals, small businesses and charities with practical advice on all legal matters and helping them resolve disputes.
The NI office of Quigg Golden and Edwards and Co have been in neighboring office buildings on Hill Street in Belfast for the past decade, and it is through this proximity that they have recognized synergies and a shared vision of the future.
The two companies will continue to operate separately and retain their own names and identities.
Senior Partner Dorcas Crawford will be retiring from Edwards & Co after an illustrious career to focus on education, facilitation and mediation in commercial and third sector organizations. All other current partners remain and are joined by Philip Gordon as litigation partner.
Edward Quigg, Director of Quigg Golden, said: âIt was a natural decision for our company, having spent the past 10 years getting to know the senior team and the colleagues who have worked alongside us.
âEdwards & Co is a respected law firm and this opportunity comes at a time when confidence is returning to the market following the challenges of the past year.
âOur clients will now be able to benefit from the litigation expertise within this company, while Edwards & Co clients will be able to leverage our specialist knowledge in the construction industry in the UK, Ireland and the Middle East. . “
Michael May, Partner at Edwards & Co, said: âThis is a new chapter in our history and we look forward to forging a close working relationship with the team at Quigg Golden. We will continue to provide our full range of legal services. “
James Golden, Director of Quigg Golden, added: âWith this development, we will maximize our talent base, sharing learning and providing easy access to all specialties to better serve our clients.
âI welcome this new stage in our growth, which will expand our services in Belfast and give our Northern Irish customers access to something more comprehensive. The two senior teams are aligned with what we hope to achieve in the years to come. “