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Hives Planning merges with Smiths Gore

FSP corporate team advises Hives on the merger of its business with Smiths Gore.

Field Seymour Parkes has advised Hives Planning on the merger of its business with leading rural chartered surveyors Smiths Gore.

Hives Planning is an independent planning consultancy based in Reading and the merger of the two businesses allows Smiths Gore to increase their breadth of planning associated services available to its clients whilst providing Hives Planning’s clients with access to the extensive range of property consultancy advice offered by Smiths Gore.  The Hives Planning team will remain based in Reading and will operate under the Smiths Gore brand.

The team at Field Seymour Parkes was led by corporate partner Penelope Garden with assistance from employment associate Ian Machray and commercial property solicitor Hazel Eccles.