Law Practices for Sale
British Columbia and Alberta
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This longstanding practice has an excellent reputation in the community and loyal repeat clientele. The work is approximately 85% solicitor-based, with a focus on Wills/Estates Administration and Litigation, Real Estate and Corp/Commercial law. Litigation is general with the exclusion of contested family matters.
There is a large wills bank and approximately 150 corporate reports are prepared annually.
There is opportunity for expansion in all practice areas; the premises have room for additional lawyers and staff.
The practice would be suitable for one or two buyer(s) with at least 8-10 years' practice experience. The sellers are willing to provide a substantial transition period to the incoming lawyers.
This 2 lawyer practice was established in 1984 and consistently bills $8-900K annually. 70% Solicitor's work with emphasis on Real Estate, Wills/Estates and Corporate/Commercial - some Family law and general litigation. Trained staff and congenial sellers. This practice would suit lawyer(s) with approximately 5 years of experience an upwards although the sellers are prepared to consider mentoring a more junior lawyer(s).
HIGH PROFILE PROFITABLE TURNKEY SOLICITOR'S PRACTICE
Branded for future franchise opportunities.
Approximately 4000 wills on site and 200 Corporate Clients.
Huge referral base and very active ESTATE ADMINISTRATION, ESTATE PLANNING, Commercial, Residential Conveyancing practice.
Including approximately 100 walk-ins per month.
Superb highly visible and high traffic retail location.
27 years in same location with same phone number.
Highly qualified staff, Excellent Lease with room for 3 lawyers.
FLEXIBLE TRANSITION OPTIONS
GOLDEN B.C. - GENERAL PRACTICE
Established in 1981, yielding a solid professional income to the proprietor. The firm carries on a general practice including Real Estate, Corp/Comm, Wills/Estates and Litigation. Registered office for approximately 150 companies. No Criminal law; Matrimonial largely confined to B.C. Supreme Court matters.
Golden has both a Provincial and a Supreme Court Registry. Limited competition for legal services with only one other (2 lawyer) firm in the area.
At present there are three support staff and an associate lawyer. The majority of work comes from established clients, and the firm has been working at capacity for many years. Proximity to Alberta also brings in files.
The community offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation. The local ski hill is Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and the town is located in proximity to the National Parks with access to hiking, climbing, paragliding, paddling, mountain biking and any other outdoor activity imaginable. The town itself is going through a growth spurt and has a solid economic base with wood manufacturing, railroading and tourism all operating strongly.
The proprietor wishes to retire but will provide a reasonable transition period and would conclude any matters set for trial. Financing of a portion of the purchase price would be available. The firm has strong cash flows and is able to operate without a line of credit. The current leasehold is very reasonable and can be readily renewed.
This opportunity would be attractive to a junior lawyer who is a self starter and interested in becoming established in general practice, or a more senior lawyer wishing to relocate to a smaller community with abundant outdoor activities.
INTERIOR OF B.C.
This long established practice is in a tight knit community in the mountains where fantastic skiing and year-round outdoor activities abound. Real Property conveyancing is the mainstay but you can expect to handle RE, Wills/Estates, Corp/Comm, Family Law and a variety of litigation. Respected seller willing to mentor junior lawyer.
INTERIOR B.C. MULTI-LAWYER GENERAL PRACTICE
Recreation and services abound in this busy town. High proportion of corporate work; Practice also includes RE, Wills/Estates, Litigation and Family Law. There is limited competition for legal services and great expansion potential. Don't let the small town location mislead you as this practice is very successful with annual profits in the 1/2 million dollar range.
VANCOUVER WEST BROADWAY CORRIDOR SOLICITOR'S PRACTICE
Real Estate conveyancing, development and leasing. Corporate commercial with over 140 annual clientele. Practice in operation over 30 years. Extremely busy with no advertising by present lawyer; room for expansion through advertising, expansion into wills/estates law.
SURREY BRITISH COLUMBIA - SOLICITOR'S PRACTICE FOR SALE
Extremely busy and profitable solicitor's practice composed primarily of Real Estate, Corporate Commercial and Wills/Estates. Retiring lawyer practice mainly Corp/Comm and RE.
Practice is in its 24th year of operation and is well situated with excellent reputation and experienced staff.
Annual corporate reports are prepared for over 400 corporate clients and wills banks exceeds 4000.
Seller is flexible about transition period and prepared to work indefinitely according to needs of buyer. The Seller is also prepared to mentor a more junior lawyer - strong work ethic is required.
VANCOUVER ISLAND - COMOX VALLEY
Over 20 years in operation with a mix of Real Estate, Wills/Estates, Family Law and Civil litigation. Solid and consistent billings. Seller is flexible about transition and will mentor a junior with at least five years' experience.
PRACTICE FOR SALE - VICTORIA, B.C. (OAK BAY)
Extremely busy and profitable legal practice composed primarily of Real Estate, Wills, Personal Planning Documents and other documents of intent.
Practice is in a superb storefront location nestled among other professionals with a solid loyal client base as well as walk-in clients. The location, near Oak Bay, is bright, modern and fresh and considered a contributor to the local community. Billings are high $300 to $400K.
This practice is well suited to a junior or senior lawyer who wishes to acquire a practice with excellent potential for expansion into other areas of law including, but not limited to, probate.
Seller is flexible about a transitional period to ensure the ongoing success of the business and to mentor if required. This practice will allow a legal professional to be entrepreneurial and a part of a vibrant community.