|Messrs Withers and Spooner establish a practice in Chancery Lane, London, under the name “J.S. Withers and Spooner”.
|J.S Withers is joined in the business by his nephew J.M. (Martin) Wilson, and later by W.C.(Bill) Blatchford.
|Martin Wilson and Bill Blatchford join J.S. Withers in partnership. The firm has by now developed a considerable overseas client base, particularly in the USA.
|Withers and Spooner merges with Heron Rogers, to become Withers & Rogers.
|A Leamington Spa office is established with the acquisition of Edgar Goddin & Co.
|The first West Country presence is established by the purchase of M J Stephens & Co in Plymouth.
|The Bristol office opens and, in time, absorbs the Plymouth office.
|A Birmingham office is established with the acquisition of three small firms, one of which represented renowned inventor Michael Faraday in the 1850s.
|Withers & Rogers moves from a partnership to an LLP structure.
|The Birmingham and Leamington Spa offices merge to form a single Midlands office.
|Withers & Rogers opens a new office in Sheffield, an initiative headed by Paul Foot and David McWilliams.
|The London office moves to the prestigious and contemporary setting of the More London Riverside complex.
|Withers & Rogers opens an office in Munich, close to the European Patent Office. The Munich office, led by Adrian Tombling, immediately proves popular with clients.