Capita steps into legal market through planned Optima acquisition

News Article - 27/09/2013 : ABS, acquisition, alternative business structure, capita, legal services, optima, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, Finance, Community

Capita is to enter into the legal market through the acquisition of volume outfit Optima Legal Services, three years after the SRA ordered the firm to sever its relationship with the outsourcing giant.

The SRA is yet to approve the planned...

Capita gears up for further expansion after Optima acquisition

News Article - 18/09/2013 : ABS, alternative business structure, berwin leighton paisner, capita, expansion, optima, pinsent masons, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, Finance, Practice Management, Community

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...