Year of growth for regional law firm Prettys

Ian Carr, chief executive of Prettys

Ian Carr, chief executive of Prettys - Credit: Archant

Regional law firm Prettys has reported a 13% increase in revenue for the year to April 30.

Prettys, which has offices in Ipswich and Chelmsford, saw particularly strong growth in areas including corporate, dispute resolution, employment and commercial property.

Among the transactions in which the firm was involved were the purchase of the Snape Maltings complex on behalf of Aldeburgh Music and the acquisition by Maritime Transport of Roadways Container Logistics.

Prettys chief executive Ian Carr said: “The end of the financial year was a very busy period for the firm across all disciplines and the results are very satisfying, reflecting the hard work put in by the teams. The outcome exceeded our expectations and outperforms the majority of other firms in the sector.”

He added: “We have finalised our budget for the current year and forecasting further substantial growth for the current year, supported by the energy and enthusiasm from our people and also the increasingly buoyant market place.”

: : Prettys has hosted another pair of Business Academy studies, this time on the theme of “Social impact for fun and profit”.

Key note speaker at the events, held at Whersted Park, near ipswich, and Essex County Cricket Club in Chelmsford, was Digby Chacksfield, chief executive of the Eastern Enterprise Hub.

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He shared ideas on how businesses can learn from the social enterprise sector, explainng how a focus on social impact and community benefit can actually help to make small and medium size firms more successful.