Irwin Mitchell’s Corporate Team Advises On Deal Which Sees SOCOTEC join Forces With Quadrant Building Control
Irwin Mitchell’s Corporate team has advised the shareholders of Quadrant Building Control on its sale to SOCOTEC UK.
Established in 2007, Quadrant Building Control is an approved Inspector which has doubled in size in the last three years. Operating from a network of 16 offices nationwide, Quadrant has approved more than 50,000 Building Regulations applications across England and Wales.
Quadrant employs 140 surveyors and administrators and is licensed to undertake building control work in accordance with Part II of the Building Act 1984 and the Building Regulations 2010.
Paul Knight, on behalf of the Quadrant board, said: "The company has a proven track record and an enviable reputation for technical excellence in the building control field, serving clients from all residential, commercial and public sectors, with projects including new builds, extensions and refurbishments.
"Joining forces will allow us to demonstrate the capability and national consistency required in today’s ever demanding regulatory environment so that we can continue to provide clients with the best possible building control service."
Irwin Mitchell Corporate partner Emma Callow, alongside Tom Wisniewski and Paige Richardson, advised the shareholders of Quadrant.
Expert Opinion“This is an important deal in the building control sector and we were pleased to have played our role in supporting the shareholders of Quadrant as they completed the sale to SOCOTEC.” Emma Callow, Corporate partner
To coincide with the deal to buy Quadrant, SOCOTEC UK has also acquired Shore. Established in 2002, Shore is based in Essex and employs almost 40 surveyors and CDM consultants and covers any size of project from minor buildings works to complex multimillion-pound developments.
The two acquisitions add around 200 experienced experts and surveyors to SOCOTEC UK and strengthening its position in the building control market.