In 1908 Percy Jeans Sprake, grandfather of David Sprake, joined the practice, taking it over in 1912. Percy’s brother, Geoffrey Guy Sprake, joined him in 1920 and later their sons, John Humphrey Sprake and Austin Sprake, entered the firm.
In 1974, Richard Hughes joined the practice with John Sprake, David Sprake's father, and the firm became known as Sprake & Hughes.
David Sprake started working in the firm in 1981. Following the retirement of Richard Hughes, Nicolas Kingsley joined the business in 1992 and soon after the firm became known as Sprake & Kingsley.
Karen Phillips and Frances Davy joined the firm in the 1990's, later becoming Partners.
In 2019 the firm adopted the modern structure of a Limited Liability Partnership becoming Sprake & Kingsley LLP. In October 2022 John Hay, John Williams and Anna Farquharson joined as new Partners, with David Sprake and Nick Kingsley becoming Consultants.