Taylors advises MWR Solicitors on Walker Smith Way merger

The corporate team at Taylors, led by Elaine Hurn, has advised MWR Solicitors on its recent merger with Chester-based firm, Walker Smith Way.

MWR, which is based in Preston and employs 29 staff and four partners who will all be retained as part of the deal, will be rebranded Walker Smith Way. Elaine Hurn, head of corporate and commercial at Taylors and managing partner for the firm, said: "We are currently acting for a number of law firms who have taken the strategic decision to merge with other firms or to restructure their businesses in order to increase their competitiveness and geographical reach in the rapidly changing legal market."