LegalZoom Plans Expansion In UK, Buys UK Law Firm

Glendale-based legal information and filings service LegalZoom is planning a launch into the United Kingdom, saying today that it has acquired UK law firm Beaumont Legal. Legalzoom said its UK arm, LegalZoom Legal Services Ltd., has agreed to acquire Wakefield, Yorkshire-based Beaumont Legal, as part of the preparation for a launch into the UK in 2016. LegalZoom said Beaumont Legal offers a range of legal services to individuals and businesses, particularly in the area of conveyancing.