Award-winning solicitors firm Edward Hands & Lewis has become the latest patron of East Midlands Chamber*.
With offices in Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and further afield, Edward Hands & Lewis, provides legal services to individuals and SME businesses across the whole East Midlands region.
Established in 1897 in Loughborough, after 110 years supporting the local community the firm was taken over by Jason Hathaway in 2007. This was a turning point in the firm’s history that has since seen Edward Hands & Lewis grow from one office with six staff to 15 offices and over 150 staff.
With both private and commercial clients spanning the whole country and abroad, Edward Hands & Lewis supports a wide variety of needs across all sectors.
Edward Hands & Lewis’ private client services include conveyancing, wills and lasting powers of attorney, probate, family and matrimonial law, employment and personal injury. For commercial clients, the service range covers mergers and acquisitions, commercial property, HR and employment law, litigation and more.
Chamber Chief Executive Scott Knowles said: “I am delighted to welcome Edward Hands & Lewis Solicitors into patronage. Chamber patrons are a powerful force in influencing policy, driving economic growth and development and equipping smaller businesses with the knowledge and skills that are vital to their future.
“Edward Hands & Lewis Solicitors will bring to the Chamber skills and expertise to complement those of the other patrons to evolve something which is, together, greater than the sum of its parts.”
Paul Stubbs, Managing Partner, at Edward Hands & Lewis said: “The firm is very pleased to join the patrons of the Chamber. Edward Hands & Lewis has served the East Midlands for over 110 years and this patronage will enhance our relationship with the region. We want to support the Chamber and its members in any way we can and now look forward to a rewarding and progressive relationship going forward.”
With the addition of Edward Hands & Lewis, the Chamber has 39 patrons, including 12 strategic partners.