SAMPSON Coward and Whitehead Vizard have joined forces in Salisbury.

From April 1 Sampson Coward LLP and Whitehead Vizard LLP merged their practices and are now trading as Sampson Coward with Whitehead Vizard. It says the merger was planned long before Covid-19.

The firms are combining to provide a broader range of legal services to Salisbury and the surrounding areas, including family law, conveyancing, litigation, commercial, employment law and wills and probate.

Stephen Kenmir, of Whitehead Vizard, said: “This is an exciting time for Whitehead Vizard. We are very much looking forward to pooling our resources with Sampson Coward who share our ethos of providing an individual approach to the care of our clients.”

David Coward, of Sampson Coward, added: “I am really pleased to be announcing the combining of our two firms. Whitehead Vizard are an established firm within Salisbury who are well regarded by their clients. Together we are going to provide a strong service and I am looking forward to working together as a team where our aim will be to continue to achieve a positive outcome for all of our clients in each and every matter.”