Cobbetts up for sale as administration looms

LAW firm Cobbetts is set to enter administration, can reveal.

The Manchester-based firm, which has nearly 500 staff and offices in Birmingham, Leeds and London, filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators on Monday and is now up for sale. Staff were informed of the news this morning.

The firm said in a statement: "Having regard to the difficult trading conditions in the professional services sector we have reluctantly concluded that the appropriate course at this time is for the firm ... For the full story register now for free or login below...