£15m of claims ‘hastened Liverpool law firm’s demise’

Simpson Millar management Greg Cox, Cathy Fielding and Ian Cohen at the time of the acquisition
Claims brought against a previously thriving Liverpool law firm frightened off insurers and accelerated its downfall, new documents confirm. The Law Society Gazette reports that, according to a notice of administrator’s proposals, Liverpool firm EAD Solicitors was already in decline because of the downturn in the personal injury sector and increasing operational costs. But the document, filed with Companies House, states that in January 2017, the firm employed a commercial property solicitor, and during the course of his emplo... For the full story register now for free or login below...