We are delighted to be featured in the latest edition of SoGlos with an interview of Frank Smith, our Managing Partner, by Andrew Merrell.
"Ask Frank Smith what his memories are of steering his Cheltenham law firm through the worst of the pandemic and he will be as polite and measured, as he always is – but one word will ring out and that is ‘tough’."
It is a statement backed up by the continued growth in business for Frank Smith & Co and in the reputation of the Cheltenham firm he founded in 2016.
The firm opened a new private client department at the height of the pandemic, expanded its commercial property team and overall head count reaching double figures for the first time. All a sign of its growing reputation as a recognised legal expert in property, agriculture, and private client law.
‘I think the whole country was under immense pressure during the start of the pandemic, but certainly there was a lot of pressure on businesses.
‘We did not furlough anyone. I was determined not to do that. People first is my motto and my people (colleagues) matter greatly. ‘We tried to do the right thing by everyone and ultimately I think we can hold our heads up high.’
Read the full SoGlos article by Andrew Merrell at SoGlos.