Recent news of the Progeny Group launch has been published in New Law Journal, Legal Futures, Yorkshire Post and other leading industry press.

 

New Law Journal – Progeny

“Leeds-based private client and corporate advisory law firms have today merged with wealth management firm, The Lawrence Scoffield Group, to form Progeny, a new multi-service professional platform.

Consisting of Progeny Private Law—co-founded by former partners at Gordons LLP, Frances Davies, Martin Hasyn, and solicitor Suzannah Farnell, Progeny Corporate Law, and Progeny Wealth—formerly The Lawrence Scoffield Group, Progeny is an integrated platform and extensive network of private client and corporate solicitors and wealth planners, to meet the needs of individuals, families and businesses.

Frances Davies, director of Progeny Private Law, says: “We are really excited to be part of combining the disciplines of private and corporate legal advice with wealth management expertise, to create a working environment where we have the opportunity to place clients’ interests at the centre of everything we do.””

Read the full article on the New Law Journal website here.

 

Legal Futures – Two ABSs on the way as Progeny springs into life

“Two new alternative business structures (ABSs) are set for approval next week, as the Leeds-based Progeny Group comes into life. The group will combine a commercial law and private client ABS with a separate, FCA-regulated wealth management business.

Currently Progeny Private Law, Progeny Corporate Law and Progeny Wealth are separately owned, but that will change when the Solicitors Regulation Authority approves the ABS licences, set for next week.

Read the full article on the Legal Futures website here.

 

FT Adviser – Adviser merges with law firm for one-stop shop

“Leeds-based wealth management firm the Lawrence Scoffield Group has merged with private client and corporate advisory law firms.

The company – which has been rebranded as Progeny Wealth – form part of a new multi-service professional platform.

Neil Moles, who was managing director of the Lawrence Scoffield Group, has become managing director of Progeny Group.

He said: “Progeny provides a unique combination of wealth management and legal advice for private clients, corporates and family offices.

“Progeny was born out of an ambition to create the first multi-service professional platform designed to match client goals with those of the professionals advising them.””

Read the full article on the FT Adviser website here.

 

The Business Desk – Advisory firms merge under one banner

“THE Progeny Group has formed as three multi-service advisory firms consolidate.

Progeny Wealth, formerly The Lawrence Scoffield Group, Progeny Private Law, which was founded by former Gordons partners, and Progeny Corporate Law, have combined under one banner.

They will all take their place under the Progeny group banner, and will be based at a Leeds head office, but retain their individual identities as divisions.”

Read the full article on The Business Desk website here.

 

Wealth Manager – Leeds lawyers and advisors combine to create £1bn firm

“Leeds wealth advisory business Lawrence Scoffield is to merge with local law firms to create integrated firm Progeny, influencing around £1 billion in client assets.

The merger combines Progeny Law’s private client practice with Progeny Corporate Law’s corporate practice, alongside Lawrence Scoffield’s specialism in estate planning and investment advisory.

Neil Moles will head the group, having formerly served as managing director of Lawrence Scoffield. In a statement, Moles said: ‘Progeny provides a unique combination of wealth management and legal advice for private clients, corporates and family offices.'”

Read the full article on the Wealth Manager website here.

 

Bdaily – Leeds firms merge to form new advisory group

“Leading Leeds-based wealth management firm, The Lawrence Scoffield Group, has today merged with private client and corporate advisory law firms, to form a new multi-service professional platform.

Consisting of Progeny Wealth – formerly The Lawrence Scoffield Group, with Progeny Private Law, and Progeny Corporate Law, Progeny is an integrated platform and extensive network of wealth planners, private client and corporate solicitors, to meet the needs of individuals, families and businesses.

Neil Moles, Managing Director of Progeny, commented: “Progeny provides a unique combination of wealth management and legal advice for private clients, corporates and family offices. Progeny was born out of an ambition to create the first multi-service professional platform designed to match client goals with those of the professionals advising them.“”

Read the full article on the Bdaily website here.

 

The Yorkshire Post – Progeny Unites Under One Brand

Read the article published in The Yorkshire Post here.

 

Tax Journal – People and firms

“Wealth management firm The Lawrence Scoffield Group has today merged with Progeny Corporate Law and Progeny Private Law, becoming Progeny Wealth. Progeny combines wealth management and legal advice for private clients, corporates and family offices.”

Read the full article on the Tax Journal website here.

 

Leeds & Yorkshire Lawyer – Leeds firms merge to form new multi-service advisory Progeny group

Progeny Private Law, Progeny Corporate Law and The Lawrence Scoffield Group have merged to form a new ABS called the Progeny Group.

The Leeds-based private client and corporate advisory law firms have joined up with the wealth management firm to form what it calls a “new multi-service professional platform”. With the head office located in Progeny House, Leeds, and offices in the heart of central London, the group says that it provides a unique combination of wealth management and legal advice for private clients, corporates and family offices.

Read the full article in the March/April issue of Leeds & Yorkshire Lawyer on page 9 here.

 

STEP Journal – Law firms join forces with wealth-management business in England

Leeds-based private client and corporate advisory law firms Progeny Private Law, Progeny Corporate Law and Progeny Wealth have formed Progeny, a new multi-service professional platform. Progeny is an integrated platform and extensive network of private client and corporate solicitors and wealth planners, formed to meet the needs of individuals, families and businesses.

This appeared in the May issue of the STEP Journal.