Colmore & Beale is established in Birmingham (the second year of the reign of Queen Victoria and the year Charles Dickens published Oliver Twist).
Firm renamed Beale and Marigold.
A second office is opened in Westminster and the firm becomes known as Beale, Marigold and Beale. It later became known as Beale & Co.
Standen House was built – the country home of funder James Beale and his family and now National Trust property.
The Firm ceases to be associated with the Birmingham office.
The London office moves to Garrick House, King Street, Covent Garden, London.
John Ward elected as Senior Partner.
The firm founded Lexicom, a network of independent European law firms.
Antony Smith elected as Senior Partner.
The Dublin office is opened.
The partnership became Beale and Company solicitors LLP.
The Bristol office is opened.
An office is opened in the heart of London insurance market in the City of London.
The firm celebrates 10 years in Dublin.
The firm re-brands to Beale & Company.
The Firm consolidates its two London offices and moves to a new headquarters in King William Street EC4.
The Dubai office is opened.
The firm celebrates 10 years in Bristol.
The firm re-brands to Beale & Co.
Antony Smith is made chair and Sheena Sood is elected as Senior Partner.
The firm appoints Antony Marsh as their first CEO.
The firm becomes certified to ISO27001 – the international standard for data and information security.
The firm celebrates 20 years in Dublin.
The firm joins Global Insurance Law Connect, a global network of boutique law firms with insurance expertise.
Beale & Co celebrates 185 years.