Two well-established law firms have merged to enhance the legal services offered across the county.
Northumberland-based Alderson Law LLP has merged with Hipkin & Co, with personal injury and civil litigation specialist Mark Hipkin becoming the firm’s sixth equity partner.
With offices also in Blyth and Morpeth, the merger enables Alderson Law LLP to extend its into Tyne and Wear.
Mark Hipkin, partner at Alderson Law LLP, said: “I am looking forward to bringing my legal and management experience to this growing practice.
“Merging the two firms represents an exciting new phase for Alderson Law LLP and strengthens its position in the north east market.”