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South Wales Based Solicitors Invest £425,000 into New Premises Supported by Barclays


Devonalds, the solicitors practice based across South Wales, has invested £425,000 to purchase and refurbish new office premises within Bridgend town centre, supported by Barclays.

The £425,000 investment will support the business growth strategy, as it forecasts to grow turnover in 2017 and provide capacity for future growth. In addition to now occupying the premises at Dunraven Place, Bridgend, Devonalds Solicitors also maintains offices in Pontypridd, Talbot Green, Tonypandy & Tylorstown.

The general practice has been established since 1982 and specialises in business and commercial services, property, family, personal injury and wills & probate, currently employing 45 staff.

img_6846Alex Kilby, Partner at Devonalds Solicitors said

“Investment in the new offices is vital, to ensure we are able to meet demand and deliver our growth objectives as a firm. We have always been proud to be a local firm employing local staff with a team of fully qualified and Law Society accredited lawyers and support staff. Our expansion to Bridgend helps us build on our objective to meet with our clients face to face, enhancing the personal service that we aim to offer. To us clients are not just a number. We aim to build on our existing community links and to provide an excellent service every time. Our ethos is “big enough to know, small enough to care” – that we have law society accredited specialist lawyers, yet we are approachable and personal in our services. The new premises provide a great location, a new target market to develop and evolve our business and it gives us the opportunity to become a real part of the Bridgend community.”

Jason Llewellyn, Barclays Relationship Director said,

“By working closely and really understanding the business and the sector, Barclays has been able to support Devonalds Solicitors financially and professionally throughout the investment project. This is a local Welsh practice, growing in a competitive sector, looking to expand and creating quality jobs within the local community.”

Alex Kilby, Partner at Devonalds Solicitors continues

“We invest in our business and we invest in our people which is fundamental to our success. We believe that everyone should have access to justice and affordable legal representation. The new investment gives us access to a new geographical market and brings a beautiful building with a rich history which has been vacant for a number of years back into operation.”

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