9 July 2018
NorthEdge Capital has announced the close of NorthEdge Capital SME Fund I, LP (“SME Fund I”, “the Fund”) at its £120 million hard cap. The Fund was raised from existing investors and enables the firm to broaden its ability to take advantage of attractive investment opportunities in the U.K. regional lower mid-market.Find out more
Roberts Jackson is the leading Cheshire based industrial disease law firm, providing services in the highly complex field of occupational disease litigation, and acts for claimants who have developed diseases as a result of their employer’s negligence.
Founded in 2009, the Wilmslow practice has grown from two to more than 200 people in five years. An award-winning firm, Roberts Jackson is Lexcel accredited, Legal 500 listed and is nationally recognised for its award winning training programme.
The investment from NorthEdge will see Roberts Jackson further increase its market share and continue to deliver unmatched specialist expertise.
The investment will facilitate the acceleration of growth and development of the practice, and open up new opportunities in the legal services sector.
Karen Jackson, CEO of Roberts Jackson, said: “This is a very exciting time for the business and we are delighted to welcome NorthEdge on board as an investor. The introduction of Alternative Business Structures through The Legal Services Act 2007 has created interesting opportunities for firms like ours. The investment from NorthEdge will allow us to accelerate the growth of the business, capitalise on new opportunities within the market and hopefully provide many more clients with the very best advice. Ultimately as lawyers we are here to serve our clients to the best of our ability and this investment will enable us to build upon our existing platform within the legal services sector. This is a firm that focuses on its employees and clients and we chose NorthEdge because they hold that similar belief – they invest in people just like we do and are committed to supporting the firm in many different ways going forward.”