Express Solicitors

For Express Solicitors’ founding partner James Maxey, the name of the law firm was of paramount importance. “I chose the name ’express’ because I wanted to show that we’re a modern law firm,” says Maxey. “We’re not trying to be a traditional high street firm.”

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