Capita gears up for further expansion after Optima acquisition

Capita, the outsourcing giant that yesterday announced plans to buy a law firm, remains on the acquisition trail and is also looking for a top-20 law firm to partner with, Legal Futures can report.

It struck a deal to buy volume firm Optima Legal Services, subject to receiving an alternative business structure (ABS) licence from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

Having operated a legal process outsourcing service in Krakow, Poland from the start of 2013 – whose most high-profile client is Pinsent Masons – the deal marks Capita’s first foray into reserved legal activities.

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