Emerson CoSec’s holding company, Halo Group Holdings has acquired leading regulatory advisory firm, The Fold Legal. Halo Group is also the holding company of corporate law firm Hamilton Locke, outsourced legal counsel and HR services business, Source, and leading trade mark registration business, MacMillan Trade Marks.

The Fold Legal is a specialist industry-focused firm, providing regulatory, corporate and commercial advice to financial services and credit businesses nationally. Their unique offering combines deep industry knowledge with a commercial approach, supporting clients with strategic business decisions as well as their legal needs. The Fold Legal will join Halo Group from 1 July 2021.

Nick Humphrey, Managing Director of Halo Group said: “We are delighted for The Fold Legal to join our expanding group of professional services businesses. The Fold Legal’s business is strategically aligned with our business, and extends our existing service offerings, while continuing our group’s focus on empowering exceptional people to deliver essential corporate services to clients.  We are excited to welcome The Fold Legal’s people into our group”.

Claire Wivell Plater, Chairman of The Fold Legal said: “Halo Group’s people-first culture and commitment to excellence aligns perfectly with our core values and will enhance our ability to attract and retain great staff to support our plans for growth. We are excited by the opportunity to offer a broader range of professional services to our clients and to collaborate with Halo’s skilled professionals on the large and complex transactions for which we are increasingly engaged”.